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Helen Hartley Pease, interviewed by Bertha C. Gulliver


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


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.

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