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Brady, Alfred, 1910-1937


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Jean Horne, interviewed by Grace Gregor

Abstract 1096 Jean Horne, interviewed by Grace Gregor, November 1, 1976, Orono, Maine. Horne talks about her life in the 1930s and 1940s in Brewer, Maine; radio during her childhood; her contributions to the war effort, fashions of her teenage years (1940s); shock of the attack on Pearl Harbor; patriotism involved in relationships with servicemen; the movie Gone with the Wind as a big event; witnessing the Brady Gang being shot in Bangor; and post-war spending. Text: 20 pp. incomplete transcript,...
Dates: 1974-1980

Ruth Ann (Hall) True, interviewed by Linda True

Abstract 1097 Ruth True, interviewed by Linda True, October 31 – November 29, 1976, in Orono, Maine. True discusses World War II and its impacts on life in Orono; rationing and the difficulty of planning meals; land made available at the University of Maine for victory gardens; recycling and volunteering for the war effort; blackouts and dimouts; joining the Navy as a hospital aide; teaching blind servicemen life skills; why she chose not to join the celebrations on Victory in Japan Day; her Navy...
Dates: 1974-1980

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