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Class and gender roles in company towns in Maine and Kentucky/Betty Parker Duff

 Collection
Identifier: MF170

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a series of interviews conducted by Betty Duff in connection with her PhD dissertation for the history department at the University of Maine. They were recorded in Millinocket, Maine and Benham, Kentucky, and focused on life in a company-owned or dominated towns.

Dates

  • 1999-2002

Conditions Governing Access

For digitized items free from access restrictions, we are working to upload this material (pdfs, mp3s, jpgs) for public access, but it is an ongoing project. If you don’t find what you are looking for here, contact Special Collections (um.library.spc@maine.edu).

Conditions Governing Use

Rights assessment remains the responsibility of the researcher. No known restrictions on material.

Extent

16 items

Language of Materials

English

Existence and Location of Originals

Located at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress: AFC 2012/047 https://lccn.loc.gov/2013655211.

Related Materials

Duff, Betty. 2004. Class and Gender Roles in the Company Towns of Millinocket and East Millinocket, Maine and Benham and Lynch, Kentucky, 1901-2004: a comparative history. Available for in-house use in the Fogler Special Collections Department.

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.
  • Company towns Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Folklore Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Gender Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Kentucky Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Maine Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Oral histories Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Title
Guide to Betty Parker Duff/Class and gender roles in company towns in Maine and Kentucky
Status
In Progress
Author
Amy Dias
Date
May 2018
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English.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

Contact:
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