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Dorothy A. Pickhardt Talbot, interviewed by Lucia P. Smith


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


NA3152 Dorothy A. Pickhardt Talbot, interviewed by Lucia P. Smith, June 26, 1986, Falmouth Foreside, Maine. Talbot, born December 20, 1897, in New York, talks about moving to Portland in 1922; developing Bright’s disease with her first pregnancy and problems with two others; mansion called Morse’s Folly; remarks how housing and transport have changed in her lifetime; describes heirlooms. Text: information sheet; 3 pp. selective transcription. Recording: C 1023 45 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