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Evelyn F. (Littlefield) Watson, interviewed by Margaret M. Crane


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


NA3155 Evelyn F. (Littlefield) Watson, interviewed by Margaret M. Crane, March 8 and May 8, 1984, Portland and Peaks Island, Maine. Watson, born June 16, 1893, recalls her youth in Portland; attending the Monument School; Marada Adams School; Portland High School and Gray’s Business College; James Bailey Automotive; Munjoy Hill; moved to Peaks Island in 1955; Flu Epidemic of 1918; Congress Street Methodist Church; Community Building on Peaks Island; trolleys on Munjoy Hill; Ladies’ Aid Society; Percy Tackle Co.; Beethoven Club. Text: information sheet; 14 pp. index with selective transcription. Recording: C 1024, C 1025 60 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