Education -- Maine
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SpC MS 0051
Abstract 1262 Catherine Larkin, interviewed by Nancy Woodbury, May 14, 1979, Bangor, Maine. Larkin talks about her childhood in Saco, Maine, in the 1940s and 50s, including chores, recreation, and education; Kennedy’s assassination shortly after his visit to the University of Maine; why she was not a 'women’s libber;' and being afraid of Soviet atomic bombs as a child. Text: 21 pp. transcript. Recording: T 1338 1 hour. mfc_na1262_t1338_01, mfc_na1262_t1338_02
Identifier: UA RG 0006-005
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created and curated by the University of Maine College of Educations, but there are also photographs from the Team Teaching and Comprehensive Career Education projects and photographs and a recording from Scholars Day Orientation. The record series Administrative Records includes College reports submitted to the University of Maine chancellor and administration, budget information, lists of faculty, various miscellaneous information...
Dates: 1906-1989; Majority of material found within 1965-1979
Abstract 0998 Dr. Doris Twitchell Allen (1901-2002) interviewed by Maryann Hartman, August 1, 1975 at Trenton-Bayside for IDL 105 Women of Maine. Dr. Allen, a native of Old Town, Maine, was a professor emerita from the University of Cincinnati and would become a Nobel Peace Prize nominee in 1979. Dr. Allen discusses her family history and how her early life influenced her later achievements, one of them being the founder of C.I.S.V., Children's International Summer Villages. Her father was a physician...
Scope and Contents A collection of 73 separate accessions containing interviews with Mainers on a wide range of topics relating to life and work in the state of Maine, conducted 1972-1983 by Lynn Franklin, a journalist who specialized in cultural stories, occupational lore, life histories, and human interest stories. Of special interest are Franklin's interviews relating to lobstering, woods work, guides and canoe building, boats and boat building, and rural education.
Identifier: SpC MS 1433
Scope and Contents
Contains materials from various school administrative districts in Maine and includes annual reports, budgets and informational booklets. Much of the material dates from 1959 and the early 1960s when districts were being formed in many communities.
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...
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...
Abstract 1097 Ruth True, interviewed by Linda True, October 31 – November 29, 1976, in Orono, Maine. True discusses World War II and its impacts on life in Orono; rationing and the difficulty of planning meals; land made available at the University of Maine for victory gardens; recycling and volunteering for the war effort; blackouts and dimouts; joining the Navy as a hospital aide; teaching blind servicemen life skills; why she chose not to join the celebrations on Victory in Japan Day; her Navy...