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Blanche Smith, interviewed by Dona Brotz


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection consists of a series of interviews about the local history, geography, and domestic architecture of Veazie, Maine. Many of these were the result of a fieldwork course taught by University of Maine professor Edward D. “Sandy” Ives in 1977 and 1978. The collection also includes architectural survey forms, photos, and floor plans of pre-1940 houses in Veazie. In addition, there are twenty-nine interviews conducted by students in the classes. Three earlier interviews with Addie Weed about Veazie history have been assigned to the collection as has one accession (NA1107) of letters on the same topic.


  • Creation: 1977-1978


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From the Collection: 39 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


NA1146 Blanche Smith, interviewed by Dona Brotz, December 7, 1977, for AY 125, fall 1977, Veazie, Maine. Mrs. Smith is descended from Veazie settler, Joseph Page on her grandmother’s side of the family. Her cousin is Beulah Jordan (Mrs. Stewart) Hodgman. Smith talks about Veazie history; her family; houses in Veazie. Text: 12pp., brief catalog. Recording: mfc_na1146_t1209_01<02. (T 1209). Time: 1 hour. Photos: p02275 - p02278, p02338 - p02339.

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