Jean Horne, interviewed by Grace Gregor
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of a series of interviews conducted from 1974 to 1980 by students for a course (IDL 105, Women in Maine: An Autobiographical Approach) taught by Maryann Hartman in the department of Speech and Communications at the University of Maine. Students asked a variety of informants for their opinions about the present and future roles of women in Maine. Each informant discussed this in the context of their own lives and experiences, therefore the individual interviews cover a wide range of topics.
- Creation: 1974-1980
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From the Collection: 58 items
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
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, plus 9 pp. catalog. Recording: T 1119 – T 1120 1 hour. mfc_na1096_t1119_01, mfc_na1096_t1120_01
Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States