Women -- Employment -- Maine -- History -- 20th century
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
1681 Cecile Dionne, interviewed by Marcella Sorg and Steffan Duplessis, February 18, 1981, Lewiston, Maine. Dionne talks about her childhood in the 1910s and 20s on a farm in Auburn, Maine; her job drawing-in at Bates Mill; working in the shoe shops; speaking French and English; and working while raising a family. Partially in French. Text: 17 pp. transcript, French sections not transcribed. Recording: T 1802 CD 2520 1-1/2 hours.
1178 Elinor Lewis, interviewed by Michael Chaney, spring 1978, Wiscasset, Maine. 8 pp. Tape: 1/2 hr. w/ brief cat. Lewis talks about Joe Leighton and his wife, at the Lincoln County Courthouse. Text: brief catalog. Recording: T 1240 1/2 hour.
1678 Florida Charest, interviewed by Marcella Sorg and Steffan Duplessis, January 29, 1981, Lewiston, Maine. 34 pp. Tape: 1 1/2 hrs. w/ handwritten trans. French. Charest talks about her life as a Franco-American. Text: transcript (handwritten). Recording: T 1799 CD 2517 1 1/2 hours French.
2483 Harold Andrews and Winnie Andrews, interviewed by Mary Ellen Barnes, March 16, 1996, at their home in North Chatham, New Hampshire. The Andrews discuss his family’s background; logging; working at mills; dairy farming; working out; trapping; searching for minerals; growing up "near the end of the road" (southern part of Evans North); Winnie’s training and work as a nurse. Text: 50 pp. transcript. Recording: mfc_na2483_c1559.1_01&02, mfc_na2483_c1559.2_01 116 minutes
1179 Helen Erskine, interviewed by Michael Chaney, spring 1978, Wiscasset, Maine. 9 pp. Tape: 1 1/2 hrs. w/ brief cat. Erskine talks about Joe Leighton; Alna and Wiscasset area history. Text: brief catalog. Recording: T 1241 1 1/2 hours.
1671 Jeanne d’Arc Turgeon, interviewed by Raymond Pelletier and Mark Silber, May 13, 1981, Lewiston, Maine. Turgeon talks about her life as a Franco-American; exclusive use of French in daily life as a child; working in the shoe shop and mill during the 1940s; movement of Franco-Americans out of Lewiston’s “Little Canada”; social activities; and the value of sacrifice. Partially in French. Text: 13 pp., partial transcript (excludes French portion). Recording: T 1790, CD 2091 1 hour.
0884 Ninetta Runnals, interviewed by Ellen Beach, October 30, 1974, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. Runnals discusses her childhood in the late nineteenth century; the first time she voted; common childhood illnesses; her education; clothing of her childhood; social life when she was in college; her involvement with women’s groups when teaching at Colby College; and traditional jobs of women in the early 1900s. Text: 23 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0854 1 hour.
1013 Terry-Ann Lunt Aucoin, interviewed by Michele Byrnes for IDL 105, fall 1975, Bangor Community College, Maine. 38 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ brief cat. and trans. Aucoin, director of the Maine Human Rights Commission, talks about her life and education; politics; Kennedy’s assassination; Kent State; Vietnam War; Nixon and Watergate; ERA; women in the job market. Text: brief catalog and transcript. Recording: T 1024 1 hour.