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Bangor (Me.) -- Social life and customs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Bangor Business and Professional Women's Club Scrapbook

Identifier: SpC MS 1658-sc

Scrapbook from an unidentified compiler containing newspaper clippings, 1936-1940, about the Bangor Business and Professional Women's Club of Bangor, Maine. Most clippings are from the Bangor Daily News and the Bangor Daily Commercial.

Dates: 1936-1940

Coffin Family Correspondence

Identifier: SpC MS 1329
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence to various members of the Coffin family. The largest number of letters are to Clara B. Coffin and date from 1928 to 1955; most are from various family members especially her daughters and her son Millard. The collection also includes letters to Clarine Coffin from 1925 to 1936 as well as letters from Clarine to John R. Gehring, 1931-1934. A few letters to Millard F. Coffin, Sr., H. Bartlett Coffin, Lloyd Coffin, and Millard Coffin, Jr. are also found...
Dates: 1924-1943

Elks (Fraternal order), Lodge No. 244 Membership Ledgers

Identifier: SpC MS 1126-sc

Many entries list date and place of birth and occupation for individual members. Collection also contains a small amount of correspondence from 1918 of the lodge secretary.

Dates: 1901-1953

Lenore Grunko Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 0215
Scope and Contents

A collection of letters to Lenore Grunko of Bangor, Maine received while she was a girl and a teenager. The letters were written in the 1960's.

Dates: 1960s

Peleg Jones Diaries

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SpC MS 0268
Scope and Contents

A collection of diaries kept by Peleg Jones in the years 1850-1852,1881, and 1883-1894. Also includes ledgers from W.H. Vaughan and Company, Caribou, Maine, 1850-1854.

Dates: 1850-1894

Robert Ewer, interviewed by Harriet Tilley

Abstract 0879 Robert Ewer, interviewed by Harriet Tilley, April 15, 1975, Bangor, Maine. Ewer talks about his life in northern Maine; his childhood in early twentieth-century Bangor; development of a neighborhood water reservoir; working for Bangor and Aroostook Railroad from 1919 to 1961; election to the Maine House of Representatives after his retirement; unions and the Taft-Hartley Act of 1947; freight trucks versus freight trains; minimal influence of women’s suffrage movement in northern Maine;...
Dates: 1974-1980

Ernest M. Sylvester Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1257-sc

A daily diary begun when Sylvester was ten years old. The volume records his daily activities, the weather each day, and his school and work life.

Dates: 1883-1910