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This interview is with Vance MacKay of Campbellton, P.E.I. Vance begins by telling about his family history on both his father's side, MacKay, and his mother's side, Walsh. He then tells about doctors and midwives, home remedies, working at Pratt's store with Keith Pratt, egg grading, trains, and his first job picking potatoes. He then tells about pesticides, plowing, black oats and potatoes, family, homemade clothes, and his uncle the tailor. He goes on to talk about cooking, food, lobsters, fertilizer, Christmas, superstitions, Olympia ice cream, Summerside, serving in the army as a dental assitant, moonshine, and ghost stories.
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Campbellton, PE; Summerside, PE; Charlottetown, PE
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1770, 1855, 1896, 1932, 1930s, 1938, 1943
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