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Alice C. Willman, interviewed by Elizabeth M. McCann and Martha A. 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


NA3157 Alice C. Willman, interviewed by Elizabeth M. McCann & Martha A. Timothy, October 1, 1984, Limington, Maine. Willman, born July 25, 1899, describes the home she grew up in; Million Dollar Bridge; Friday Night Club; various grocery stores; visited grandmother at Victoria Mansion; various schools and her education; studied business in New York; Residence Director Portland YWCA; worked at Portland’s Army/Navy Civilian Center; desk person at the Boston’s Pioneer YWCA; Campfire Girl; attending Williston Church; Christian Endeavor Sunday School; Jefferson Theatre; Strand Theatre; Jefferson Keith Theatre; Masonic Temple; Falmouth Hotel; Taylor House; Riverton; the Portland Club; first radio station at Lyman B. Chipman’s; First Radio Parish Church; Scarborough’s Black Point Church. Text: information sheet; 14 pp. index and partial transcription. Recording: C 1020 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