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World War, 1939-1945 -- Maine -- Personal narratives

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

David Priest, interviewed by William Warner

Abstract NA1288 David Priest, (1913-2008) interviewed by William Warner, September 26, 1979 – March 9, 1980, Winn, Maine. Priest, a retired game warden, talks about his life and work in the Maine woods; his interest in hunting, trapping, and fishing as a child; trapping as more profitable than service as a game warden, which led him to abandon his first stint as a game warden; the seasonal cycle of trapping and working as a fishing guide; application process to become a game warden; responsibilities...
Dates: 1980

Dorothy Plummer, interviewed individually by Nancy Herter

Abstract NA3149 Dorothy Plummer, interviewed individually by Nancy Herter, February 16, 1985 and Martha A. Timothy, February 27 and March 13, 1985, Portland, Maine. Plummer, born April 4, 1899, describes her life on the family farm near the Nonesuch River; Emerson School; Waynflete High School; Wellesley College; Northern Army at Eastern Promenade; Fat Man’s Club; Red Cross in WWII; Knights of Pithius; Redman club and Moose organization; Saint Lawrence Congregational Church and Sunday School;...
Dates: 1984-1988; 1992

Robert Bourget, interviewed by Rhonda Lee Walfield

Abstract 1319 Robert Bourget, interviewed by Rhonda Lee Walfield, March 20, 1980, Bath, Maine. Bourget talks about events and trends of the mid-twentieth century; the growth of purchase on credit; early television; his WWII Navy service; corruption and problems with the political system; Kennedy’s assassination and his disbelief at the official stance on it; American dependence on foreign oil; his views on women’s equality; and the Battle of Iwo Jima and why dropping the atomic bomb was necessary....
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...
Dates: 1897-2001; Majority of material found within 1917-1950