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Abstract 1692 Cecile Lebel, interviewed by Mark Silber and Raymond Pelletier, February 18, 1981, Lewiston, Maine. Lebel shares, with occasional comments from her mother, a tape of sing-along in French; her career as a seamstress and designer of bridal gowns; job seeking and working during the Great Depression; work ethic taught by her grandmother and mother; the sacrifices and benefits of designing dresses; her love of the French language; and large family weddings. Text: 19 pp. transcript, French...
Abstract 1019 Madella “Mae” Nevells interviewed by Marilyn Reuter, April 13, 1975, Sedgwick, Maine. Nevells discusses her life in during the late nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries; dances; medicine shows; sliding in the winter; how she came to have the telephone office in her home 1928-1954; changes in the telephone office over time; minimal changes during WWII other than blackouts; her wedding and wedding dress; and Fourth of July and Christmas celebrations when she was a child. Text: 27 pp....