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World War, 1914-1918 -- Maine

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Catherine Smith, interviewed by Lee Foster


0872 Catherine Smith, interviewed by Lee Foster, February 21, 1975, Brunswick, Maine. Smith discusses her life in the 1910s in Brunswick; writing for Motion Picture Magazine prior to WWI; writing plays; Joshua Chamberlain’s funeral; working as an assistant to Chamberlain 1910-1914; boating with Chamberlain; May parties in New York; and a May party in Brunswick during WWI. Text: 26 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0840 1 hour.

Dates: 1974-1980

Florence Dean Woodward, interviewed by Sarah Jane Adamski

Abstract 0870 Florence Dean Woodward, interviewed by Sarah Jane Adamski, March 15, 1975, York, Maine. Woodward talks about her education, including two years in Gorham Normal School; regulations at Gorham Normal School circa 1910; college courses; voting once women were given suffrage; volunteer work during WWI; activities with the Women’s League; first driving experience in 1914; York Beach during her childhood; and how her grandfather brought Irish girls over to work in New England mills. Text: 23...
Dates: 1974-1980

Ruth Sawyer Smith, interviewed by Vaun E. Born


NA3151 Ruth Sawyer Smith, interviewed by Vaun E. Born, March 25 & 26, 1984, Westport, Maine. Smith, born June 26, 1893, recalls growing up in Westbrook, Pride’s Corner School and Westbrook High School; Union Church; Riverton Park; WWI had food ration books; got scarlet fever; Flu Epidemic of 1918; 4th of July at Riverton Park. Written notes. Text: information sheet; 11 pp. index. Recording: C 1022 90 minutes.

Dates: 1984-1988; 1992

University of Maine War Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0017-001
Abstract The record group contains correspondence between University presidents and students serving in the military in World War I and World War II. Also, contains biographical information about each student killed in World War I. And lists of students and alumni who served in World War II, along with copies of the volume "University of Maine, World War II: In Memoriam" and biographical information used to compile this volume. A card file for those who were called or recalled to service in the...
Dates: 1897-2001; Majority of material found within 1917-1950