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Delia Michaud, interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall


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Maine Folklife Center and the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine proposed to study and present the ways that immigrants in central and eastern Maine connect themselves with their ethnicity.


  • Creation: February to June 2005


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From the Collection: 16 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


NA3725 Delia Michaud, interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall, June 21, 2005, at Michaud’s home. Michaud talks about being born in San Juan, a province of Argentina; coming to the United States in 1970; living first in Houston, Texas and then moving to Maine; cultural differences between Argentina and the United States; struggle of switching over from speaking Spanish to speaking only English; first experiences with Maine winter; highlights of Argentinean culture; family life in San Juan; importance of knowing many languages; artifacts from Argentinean culture; tango and milonga dances; crafts from Argentina; needle crafts done by Argentinean women; preparation of matambre; guiso; Maria Rave from Brazil and Hernan Rave (brother of Alejandro Rave) from Argentina. Text: 17 pp. transcript. Recording: mfc_na3725_cd2510_01, 40 minutes.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
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