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Little City Bangor Collection

Identifier: MF211

Scope and Contents

Interviews conducted by then MA history student Sarah K. Martin with Louis Rolnick, Dorrice Trickey Wetzler, and Suzanne “Sue” Hodgins Mock on their experiences growing up in the Little City neighborhood in Bangor, Maine.


  • Creation: 1998


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na4284 Louis Rolnick, interviewed by Sara Martin, April 5 and April 27, 1998. Rolnick, born 1912, talks about his memories of Little City, Bangor, Maine. Text: 44 pp. transcript and 1 pp. release form for April 5 (folder 1), 41 pp. transcript and 3 pp. release forms for April 27 (folder 2). Recording: mfc_na4284_c01_01-mfc_na4284_c05_02 276 minutes.

na4285 Suzanne “Sue” Hodgins Mock, interviewed by Sarah K. Martin, April 15 and 28, 1998, Bangor, Maine. Mock talks about growing up in the Little City Neighborhood of Bangor, ME and her family history in the area. Text: 20 pp. transcription and 1 pp. release form for April 15; 9 pp. transcript and 1 pp. release form for April 28. Recording: mfc_na4285_c01_01and02, mfc_na4285_c02_01 66 minutes.

na4286 Dorrice Trickey Wetzler, interviewed by Sarah K. Martin, April 22 and 27, 1998. Wetzler talks about living in the Little City neighborhood of Bangor, Maine from 1920-1927 starting when she was six years old. Text: 26 pp. transcript for April 22 (folder 1) and 10 pp. for April 27 (folder 2), 2 pp. release forms. Printed transcripts have pencil corrections on them. Recording: mfc_na4286_c01_01-mfc_na4286_c03_01 102 minutes.

Materials Specific Details

Audio files are the primary source material. Transcriptions are the transcriber's best effort to convert audio to text, but should be considered secondary to the audio.

Collection Note

Conducted in 1998 by then University of Maine graduate student in history Sarah K. Martin, the audio and transcripts were sent to NAFOH in 2014.

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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