Prohibition -- Maine
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Benoit Bouchard, Bernard “Bing” Bouchard, Albert “Bert” Morin, Walter Nadeau, and Beatrice Morin, interviewed by Amy Bouchard Morin
NA1140 Charles “Dunk” Jordan, interviewed by Ann Pierter, November 29, 1977, for AY 125, fall 1977. Jordan talks about Veazie history; Aunt Hat; schools; community sliding and skating; town divisions; work and travel in Merchant Marine; Indians; gardens; home brew; Prohibition; Pig’s Ear; Doutyvilles. Text: 19 pp., brief catalog. Recording: mfc_na1140_t1202_01<02, mfc_na1140_t1203_01<02. (T 1202 - T 1203). Time: 3 hours.
1899 Charles King, interviewed by Deo McKaig for ANT 325, fall 1985, Old Town, Maine. 16 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ cat. King, born in 1927, talks about Halloween pranks; parties; costumes; ghost stories; the history of Burnham Drug Store in Old Town; Fourth of July celebrations; his relationships to people in different areas of town during his childhood. Text: catalog. Recording: C 0231 1 hour.
The records of a moral and educational corporation. Included are by-laws, minutes of meetings, newspaper clippings, reports of treasurers, and correspondence. Included also is a copy of a contract between the Anti-Saloon League of America and the Christian Civic League of Maine dated March 28, 1919.
NA1142 Irving Lancaster, interviewed by Jill Hansen, December 14, 1977, for AY 125, fall 1977, Veazie, Maine. Lancaster talks about Veazie history; Depression; Prohibition; Lancaster’s Market; river drives; life on the Penobscot River. Text: 9 pp., brief catalog. Recording: mfc_na1142_t1205_01. (T 1205). Time: 3/4 hour.
This collection includes twenty-eight interviews with thirteen Eastport residents, plus manuscript material collected as part of French’s research. In addition to the general history of Eastport, major topics discussed include the sardine industry and community holiday celebrations.
NA1129 Mr. and Mrs. Ralph and Pauline Drinkwater, interviewed by Michael Chaney, November 21, 1977-December 15, 1977, for AY 125, fall 1977, Veazie, Maine. The Drinkwaters talk about Veazie history; Aunt Hat; Herbie Reed; hijacking; prohibition; Bangor Hydro. Text: 21 pp. brief catalog. Recording: mfc_na1129_t1189_01<02, mfc_na1129_t1190_01<02 (T 1189 - T 1190). Time: 3 1/2 hours. Photos: p01879 – p01908, p01912-p01913, p01917.
Rosalie “Rose” Bosse Flanagan and Flora Bosse, interviewed by Adeline “Connie” St. Louis, Yvonne Ouellette, and Betty Maderos
1431 Billy Edwards, interviewed by Judy Laster for AY 13 (Bowdoin College), fall 1980, Brunswick, Maine. 20 pp. ms. Edwards talks about the history of Brunswick during Prohibition; rum-running; police chief Edwards; and how he dealt with the problem. Text: 20 pp. paper.
0888 Thelma Cowin interviewed by Kerry Sisson, November 21, 1974, Orono, Maine. Cowin discusses her father’s career as a country doctor in Hampden in the early 1900s; why she decided to go into nursing; her courtship in the 1920s; childhood Christmases; why Prohibition didn’t accomplish anything; her view of voting and women in politics; and the change in gender roles, especially in politics, over time. Text: 24 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0858 / CD 0820 1 hour.