Helen Hartley Pease, interviewed by Bertha C. Gulliver
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.
- Gulliver, Bertha C. (Person)
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NA3148 Helen Hartley Pease, interviewed by Bertha C. Gulliver, May 8 and June 1, 1984, Peaks Island, Maine. Pease, who summered on Peaks Island from the age of 10 on, describes Peaks Island; Gem Theatre’s all-women orchestra; Great White Way; Pilgrim three-decker; the boardwalk; the Boston and Maine Railroad; Beacon Camp for Girls; Vassar College; Andy England’s Shop; Sebago Lake; Swampscott car ferry; Methodist Church; Fort on back shore; Blackman’s farm. Text: 4 pp. index; 1 pp. field notes. Recording: C 1032 90 minutes.
- Gem Theatre (1884-1934) (Peaks Island (Me.))
- Oral history Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Peaks Island (Me.) -- History -- 20th century Subject Source: Local sources
- 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
- Pease, Helen Hartley, 1895-1984 (Person)
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