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African Americans

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Atusville

 Collection
Identifier: MF215
Scope and Contents

Interview notes and cemetery information about Atusville, an African-American community in Maine.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2001-2002

William J. Baker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0030
Scope and Contents

Contains manuscript for "Jesse Owens: an American Life" which was published in 1986.

Dates: 1980s

Brice Booker, interviewed by Lee Foster

 Series
Abstract 0873 Brice Booker, interviewed by Lee Foster, March 30, 1975, Brunswick, Maine. Booker talks about Brunswick in the early 1900s; doctors making house calls; trolleys; animal ownership among townspeople; Brunswick schools; local businesses; recollections of Joshua Chamberlain; his paper route; African-American families in Brunswick; weakness of the suffrage movement; the old town hall building and its multiple uses; entertainment, particularly dances; rules and discipline for children;...
Dates: 1974-1980

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

 Series
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...
Dates: 1974-1980