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Dr. Alice A. (Skolfield) Whittier, interviewed by Didi Stockly


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


NA3156 Dr. Alice A. (Skolfield) Whittier, interviewed by Didi Stockly, January 2, 1985, Portland, Maine. Whittier, born in 1898, talks about the history of her relatives; her husband; attended medical school in Brunswick and Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania; father building commissioner at Bowdoin and Bowdoin gym, Hyde Hall; infirmary and athletic field named for him; the Saturday Club; Skofield-Whittier House; her mother’s activities in art and sewing; mother was a League of Women Voters member; the Prohibition. Text: 14 pp. index, transcript. Recording: C 1026 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