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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Father Henri Carrier, interviewed by Raymond Pelletier and Mark Silber

 Series
Abstract 1697 Father Henri Carrier, interviewed by Raymond Pelletier and Mark Silber, March 19, 1981, Lewiston, Maine. Carrier talks about his decision to become a priest in the 1930s; requirements for the priesthood; differences in parishes throughout Maine; changes in the priest’s role with the development of parish councils; Church involvement in political and social issues; motivations for people to stay in “Little Canada”; strengthening the family; and the declining use of French. Partially in...
Dates: 1977-1982

Juliette Filteau, interviewed by Steffan Duplessis and Mark Silber

 Series
Abstract 1695 Juliette Filteau, interviewed by Steffan Duplessis and Mark Silber, February 19, 1981, Lewiston, Maine. Filteau discusses her childhood in Canada during the 1910s and 20s; moving to Lewiston in 1923; working in the shoe shop as a teenager; nuns and a convent in Canada; raising her daughter’s children; dates with her future husband; importance of religion and changes in Catholicism; leaving her alcoholic first husband, her catering business; opening her restaurant; dealing with drunks;...
Dates: 1977-1982

Paul Belanger, interviewed by Mark Silber and Raymond Pelletier

 Series
Abstract 1685 Paul Belanger, interviewed by Mark Silber and Raymond Pelletier, February 18, 1981, Lewiston, Maine. Belanger talks about the history of Franco-Americans in Lewiston and Auburn; Franco-American love of music; working during the Great Depression; working for a French newspaper, the Messenger, and radio station; his father’s musical work for St. Mary’s Church, importance Franco-Americans placed on education for their children; religion; and retirement. Partially in French. Text: 18 pp....
Dates: 1977-1982

Social Justice Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0472
Scope and Contents

The collection contains miscellaneous issues of newspapers and magazines with articles relating to social justice. The periodicals include Our Sunday visitor, Green magazine, Boston advertiser, Pathfinder, Portland Sunday telegram, Boston herald, Church world, Bangor daily news. Some of the articles are about the death of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the end of World War II, the position of the Catholic Church on various issues.

Dates: 1933-1945

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Archival Object 3
Collection 1
 
Subject
Franco-Americans -- Maine -- Social life and customs 3
Clergy -- Maine 1
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States 1
Emigration and immigration -- Maine 1
Family life 1