Education -- Maine
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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
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.
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.