Provincetown, MA | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Provincetown, MA

Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Heaton Vorse

Tales of Cape Cod interview with Provincetown resident Heaton Vorse.

Notes: The Tales of Cape Cod Oral History Collection is housed at the William Brewster Nickerson Archives in the Wilkens Library at Cape Cod Community College in West Barnstable, Massachusetts. For more information about the collection, please contact the Nickerson Archives, http://www.nickersonarchives.org/.

Betty Richards Provincetown, MA The William Brewster Nickerson Cape Cod History Archives Tales of Cape Cod
Joseph Oliver

Captain Oliver describes trap fishing, early twentieth century Provincetown, the Shaw Fund for Mariner's Children, and his experiences taking Ernie Pyle out fishing.

Notes: The Tales of Cape Cod Oral History Collection is housed at the William Brewster Nickerson Archives in the Wilkens Library at Cape Cod Community College in West Barnstable, Massachusetts. For more information about the collection, please contact the Nickerson Archives, http://www.nickersonarchives.org/.

William Steere Provincetown, MA The William Brewster Nickerson Cape Cod History Archives Tales of Cape Cod
Emma Marshall

February 28, 1978 interview with Emma Marshall of Provincetown, born July 1893.

Betty Richards Provincetown, MA The William Brewster Nickerson Cape Cod History Archives Tales of Cape Cod
Mary Carreiro

Mary Carreiro interview with Tales of Cape Cod, May 15, 1978 in Provincetown, MA.  Born in 1903, Mary recalls how her father came to Provincetown as a stowaway on a fishing vessel from the Azore Islands and working off the cost of passage after he was brought to the customs office.She describes Provincetown before World War I.  Tells of trains and boats coming to Provincetown in the summer and the large boat the Dorothy Bradford carried 1200-1300 people.  She tells of her first jobs at 13 where she was paid $1.50 per week washing silverware and glasses at the Atlantic house.

Betty Richards Provincetown, MA The William Brewster Nickerson Cape Cod History Archives Tales of Cape Cod
Edalena Ribas

In this oral history interview Ms. Ribas talks about her life in Portugal, meeting her husband and immigrating to the United States. It also talks about her life as a fisherman's wife in Provincetown, Massachusetts on Cape Cod.

Patricia Pinto da Silva Provincetown, MA NOAA Fisheries Women in the New England Fisheries
Tony Jackett

This is part of a collection of 15 interviews conducted in 2007 with people on Cape Cod who are involved in the shellfishing industry. Interviewer Sandy MacFarlane asked the question "What does shellfishing mean to you?" From that starting point, questions centered on how the individual got into shellfishing and then what they thought the future of shellfishing might be.

Sandy MacFarlane Provincetown, MA Coastal Resource Specialists Cape Cod Shellfish Industry Interviews

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