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Sidney Isaac Levine, interviewed by Cynthia Mack


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.


  • Creation: 1984-1988
  • Creation: 1992


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From the Collection: 36 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


NA3138 Sidney Isaac Levine, interviewed by Cynthia Mack, February 15, 1984, Portland, Maine. Levine, born January 11, 1912, recalls homelife; Eastern Promenade; Lafayette Street; Monument Street School; Shaylor School; Anderson School; Portland High School 1929; Boston University 1933; The Strand; Oakhurst Dairy; Old Orchard Beach; Flu Epidemic of 1918; Ety Chaim Synagogue; Songo River in Naples; Jewish Community Center; B’Nai Brith; Shaarey Tphiloh Synagogue; Kosher household; Casco Bank. Text: 26 pp. index, incomplete transcript. Recording: C 1001 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