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Elizabeth Ring, interviewed by Martha Timothy


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


NA3150 Elizabeth Ring, interviewed by Martha Timothy, April 5, 1984, Portland, Maine. Ring, born 1902 in Orono, recalls family history; growing up; taught in Plymouth, New Hampshire; Depression; University of Maine at Orono; founding Greater Portland Landmarks, Inc. and Maine League of Historical Societies and Museums; having major influence on Maine Historical Society; Maine Travel Course and Maine Department of Education; being a Fellow in Economics and Politics at Bryn Mawr; receiving Coe Research Fund Grant; being State Research Editor of Historical Records Survey (Maine) and Chairman of the History Department, Deering High School, Portland. Text: information sheet; 4 pp. index; 7 pp. biography; 9 pp. selected transcription. Recording: C 1021 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