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David Elwin Dyer, interviewed by Marilyn Reuter

Abstract 1018 David Elwin Dyer, interviewed by Marilyn Reuter, March 22, 1975, West Brooksville, Maine. Dyer talks about his life in Brooksville, with emphasis on events in the early twentieth century; line gales as weather predictors; playing cards; a local midwife who used whiskey to relax mothers; caring for his parents in their old age; Belfast Savings Bank failure circa 1922; child-rearing and stance against birth control; jobs he had as a boy and teenager; his interpretation of early...
Dates: 1974-1980