Edward D. “Sandy” Ives was born September 4, 1925, and grew up in White Plains, New York. He was an anthropology professor at the University of Maine, Orono and founded the Maine Folklife Center, where information was collected on the early 20th century lumber industry in Maine. He is the author of “The Tape Recorded Interview,” a directorial guide on oral history, in both book and video formats. He wrote and sang the song “Vahlsing Pollutes It,” referring to the failed sugar beet industry in Aroostook County. At the time of this interview he lived in Bucksport, Maine.
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L'Hommedieu, Andrea, "Ives, Edward D. "Sandy" oral history interview" (2000). Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection. 178.