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World War, 1939-1945 -- Maine

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander T. Rouleau and Lucille (Dumont) Rouleau, interviewed by Mark Silber and Raymond Pelletier

 Series
Abstract 1684 Alexander T. Rouleau and Lucille (Dumont) Rouleau, interviewed by Mark Silber and Raymond Pelletier, February 18, 1981, Lewiston, Maine. The Rouleaus talk about their lives as Franco-Americans, his various jobs; living during the Great Depression, his work as a school bus driver in the 1960s and 70s; religions as all the same; and her childhood on a family farm in Winslow, Maine. Text: 18 pp. transcript. Recording: T 1805 CD 2523 1-3/4 hours.
Dates: 1977-1982

Carolyn Folsom, interviewed by Maureen Kane

 Series
Abstract 1261 Carolyn Folsom, interviewed by Maureen Kane, April 19, 1979, Bangor, Maine. Folsom talks about her childhood in northern Maine in the 1930s and 40s; games and fun for poor children; responsibilities and division of labor in her marriage; celebration of the end of WWII in Millinocket, Maine; assassinations of the Kennedy brothers and Martin Luther King Jr.; racism in the South; movies of her childhood; her concerns for the future; changes in Millinocket; fashions when she was in high...
Dates: 1974-1980

Dr. Joyce White, interviewed by Marietta Flagg

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Abstract 1195 Dr. Joyce White, interviewed by Marietta Flagg, April 14 – May 13, 1978, Newport, Maine. White discusses her childhood in the area of Canaan, Maine, in the 1930s and 40s; the sense of disaster during the Great Depression; responsibilities, recreation, and education; sexual mores of the late 1940s/early 1950s; rationing and recycling during WWII, including picking milkweed pods; her personal growth when she returned to college in 1967; regrets over her attempts to raise perfect children;...
Dates: 1974-1980

Ernest Marriner, interviewed by Ellen Beach

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Abstract 0885 Ernest Marriner, interviewed by Ellen Beach, November 27, 1974, Waterville, Maine. Marriner discusses Colby College in the first half of the twentieth century; the career of Ninetta Runnals at Colby; the history of women at Colby and the coordinate system of co-ed college; boarding off-campus; tuition increases over time; Colby during WWII and the college training attachment of the Army Air Force; and WWII causing equality of women at Colby. Text: 16 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0855 1 hour
Dates: 1974-1980

John Chapman, interviewed by Tona Smith

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Abstract 1090 John Chapman, interviewed by Tona Smith, November 10 and December 8, 1976, in Hampden, Maine. Chapman tells of his childhood in Bangor and WWII on the home front; childhood games in the 1930s; sliding in Bangor during the winter; importance of the Lindbergh kidnapping; listening to the radio; Victory in Japan night; employment of prisoners of war and the merits of German POWs as workers; changes WWII brought to life and the community; Brady Gang gunned down in Bangor in the 1930s; stories...
Dates: 1974-1980

Juliette Filteau, interviewed by Margaret Lanoue

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Abstract 1623 Juliette Filteau, interviewed by Margaret Lanoue, October 8, 1982, in Lewiston, Maine. Filteau discusses growing up near Quebec in the 1910s; moving from Canada to Lewiston circa 1921; childhood experiences with nuns; living and working during the Great Depression; Franco-American food; operating a restaurant which sold alcohol; the advent of WWII; and her thoughts on cultural identity in Lewiston. Exhibit poster included. Text: 40pp catalog plus poster. Recording: T 1728 2 hours.
Dates: 1977-1982

Juliette Filteau, interviewed by Margaret Lanoue

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Abstract 1623 Juliette Filteau, interviewed by Margaret Lanoue, October 8, 1982, in Lewiston, Maine. Filteau discusses growing up near Quebec in the 1910s; moving from Canada to Lewiston circa 1921; childhood experiences with nuns; living and working during the Great Depression; Franco-American food; operating a restaurant which sold alcohol; the advent of WWII; and her thoughts on cultural identity in Lewiston. Exhibit poster included. Text: 40pp catalog plus poster. Recording: T 1728 2 hours.
Dates: 1981-1990

Collection on Edward John Limes

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1722-sc
Abstract Photographs and news clippings related to the escape of University of Maine students Edward John Limes from a fire at Hannibal Hall February 13, 1944.
Dates: 1943-1944

Lois Derosiers, interviewed by Sheila Comerford

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Abstract 1087 Lois Derosiers, interviewed by Sheila Comerford, October 29 - 31, 1976, Orono, Maine. Derosiers talks about her life and events of the mid twentieth century and trends of the 1970s; her childhood in the Bangor area and entertainment she enjoyed; growing up during the Great Depression; importance of rules and discipline during her childhood; impact of WWII on everyday life; her views on women’s liberation and equality; increasing violence and crime; and the abdication of King Edward VIII of...
Dates: 1974-1980

Madella “Mae” Nevells, interviewed by Marilyn Reuter

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Abstract 1019 Madella “Mae” Nevells interviewed by Marilyn Reuter, April 13, 1975, Sedgwick, Maine. Nevells discusses her life in during the late nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries; dances; medicine shows; sliding in the winter; how she came to have the telephone office in her home 1928-1954; changes in the telephone office over time; minimal changes during WWII other than blackouts; her wedding and wedding dress; and Fourth of July and Christmas celebrations when she was a child. Text: 27 pp....
Dates: 1974-1980

Margaret Hatch, interviewed by Donna E. Gray

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Abstract 1092 Margaret Hatch, interviewed by Donna E. Gray, November 18 – 29, 1976, Orono, Maine. Hatch discusses her views on the women’s liberation movement; the Great Depression and its impact on her childhood; WWII; her reaction to the attack on Pearl Harbor; and wartime activities. Text: 11 pp. incomplete transcript, with 5 pp. catalog. Recording: T 1113 – T 1114 1 hour. mfc_na1092_t1113_01, mfc_na1092_t1114_01
Dates: 1974-1980

Mary Elizabeth Wood, interviewed by Jane S. Bechtel

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Abstract 1095 Mary Elizabeth Wood, interviewed by Jane S. Bechtel, November 7 – 14, 1976, Brewer, Maine. Wood discusses World War II; radio during the late 1930s; her family’s victory garden during WWII with particular emphasis on tomatoes; shortage of shoes during the war; blackouts; remembrance of Victory in Japan Day; and the necessity of dropping the atomic bomb. Text: 21 pp. transcript plus 8 pp. catalog. Recording: T 1118 ½ hour. mfc_na1095_t1118_01
Dates: 1974-1980

Mrs. Arthur Andrews, interviewed by Ann Merriam

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Abstract 1130 Mrs. Arthur Andrews, interviewed by Ann Merriam, November 11-13, 1977, Camden, Maine. Andrews talks about her childhood in Cutler, Maine, in the 1950s; preparations for winter; recreation; the independent nature of Cutler inhabitants; medical care and childbirth; her high school experience; the advantages of a one-room schoolhouse education; her courtship and marriage; being scared during WWII; concerns about spies during the war; polio scares, especially when her family lived in...
Dates: 1974-1980

Paul Belyea, interviewed by Melody Rose

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Abstract 1259 Paul Belyea, interviewed by Melody Rose, May 16, 1979, Orono, Maine. Belyea talks his childhood in Presque Isle, Maine in the 1930s and 40s, and the impact of isolated country living; differences between his childhood and that of his children; toys and shoes scarce during WWII; taxis during WWII as bringers of bad news; radio during his childhood; US dependence on foreign oil in the 1970s; his views on the Equal Rights Amendment; the education system; and his optimism for the future. Text:...
Dates: 1974-1980

Rev. Arthur C. Woodward, interviewed by Sarah Jane Miller

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Abstract 1093 Rev. Arthur C. Woodward, interviewed by Sarah Jane Miller, November 1, 1976, South Brewer, Maine. Woodward talks about his life and historical events that influenced it; his childhood in Gouldsboro, ME, in the 1920s and 1930s, including chores, education, and recreation; attending vocation school at Quoddy, where he met Eleanor Roosevelt and officials from her husband’s administration; lack of racial difficulties with the African American students; students traveling to Canada to fight in...
Dates: 1974-1980

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 Korean...
Dates: 1917-1972

William Randall, interviewed by Debra Lee Osgood

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Abstract 1141 William Randall, interviewed by Debra Lee Osgood, November 17 – December 20, 1977, Orono, Maine. Randall discusses his childhood in Old Town, Maine, in the 1940s and 50s; life being less satisfactory in the 1970s despite having more material goods; his job as the head baker in Stodder Commons at the University of Maine; celebrations at the end of WWII; growing up as one of twenty-two children; his involvement with St. Joseph’s Church in Old Town; his first experience with television; his...
Dates: 1974-1980