Rural women -- Maine -- Courtship
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract 0882 Frances Pelletier, interviewed by Beverly McLaughlin, October 29, 1974, Milford, Maine. Pelletier talks about her life in the greater Bangor area, particularly during the 1920s; her father’s general store; purchasing at the store mainly done on credit; doctors and maternity homes; chaperones required for dates and public concern for morality; voting mainly as her father and husband did; women with jobs and careers; the flu epidemic of 1918; her parents’ rules and discipline; spanking...
Abstract 1130 Mrs. Arthur Andrews, interviewed by Ann Merriam, November 11-13, 1977, Camden, Maine. Andrews talks about her childhood in Cutler, Maine, in the 1950s; preparations for winter; recreation; the independent nature of Cutler inhabitants; medical care and childbirth; her high school experience; the advantages of a one-room schoolhouse education; her courtship and marriage; being scared during WWII; concerns about spies during the war; polio scares, especially when her family lived in...
Abstract 1035 Verna (Mrs. Roscoe) Higgins, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks, April 10, 1976, Eddington, Maine. Higgins discusses entertainment in the early 1900s; the Young Ladies Sociable; the Grange Hall; attending the local school in Eddington; how her family preserved meat; women’s jobs in the early 1900s; Bangor, the region’s central marketplace; Thursday, market day; food that was made for social events; how the Depression affected the area; Grange Hall meetings; the size of most...