Edward J. Norris, interviewed by Martha A. Timothy
Scope and Contents
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.
- Timothy, Martha A. (Person)
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NA3140 Edward J. Norris, interviewed by Martha A. Timothy, August 8, 1988, Portland, Maine. Norris, born March 21, 1908, recalls growing up in Portland; the Million Dollar Bridge; Delano Park; Fort Williams; DuPont factory; Sticky River; Sebago Lake; Oddfellows Block; Woodford’s Town Hall; Leland School; Longfellow School; Lincoln Junior Academy; Deering High School; Exeter and MIT; Woodfords Corner; Nason’s Corner; the Poor Farm; the Porteous Mitchell Store. Text: 13 pp. partial outline. Recording: C 1003 20 minutes (tape 1 of 2 is missing for this interview).
- Oral history Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Poor -- Services for -- Maine Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Portland (Me.) -- History -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Portland (Me.) -- History -- Anecdotes Subject Source: Local sources
- Portland (Me.) -- Social Life and Customs -- 20th century Subject Source: Local sources
- Schools -- Maine Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Norris, Edward J., 1908-1998 (Person)
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