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Dorothy A. LeButt, interviewed by Lucia P. Smith


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

A series of 51 interviews about the history of Portland, Maine with index and partial and full transcripts. The Victoria Society, fall 1992. Interviews concerning life in Portland during the 1930s to the 1940s, most interviewees are 75 years old or older.


  • 1984-1988
  • 1992


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From the Collection: 36 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


NA3136 Dorothy A. LeButt, interviewed by Lucia P. Smith, 1984, Portland, Maine. LeButt, born on June 12, 1905, recalls growing up in Portland; Park Street School; Butler School; Portland High School; Largesse Hall Junior College in Lowell, Massachusetts; the Northeast Conservatory of Music; Waynflete; Rogers Hall Preparatory School; Jefferson Theatre; Keith vaudeville shows; Robert Glecker and Grace Carlisle; City Hall; John Phillp Sousa; Burnham Gymnasium; Mr. Wilson’s Dance School; the Mechanic Building; Mechanic Library; Sunday School at St. Luke’s; Christian Science Church, Williston, State Street Church; Armistice Day and Monument Square; Flu Epidemic 1918; Union Station; Fire of 1866. Text: 15 pp. index, transcript. Recording: C 0999, C 1000 90 minutes.

Repository Details

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