Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
1322 Ansel Stevens, interviewed by Pamela Webber, April 12, 1980, Wells, Maine. Stevens discusses his childhood in Wells during the 1930s and 40s; working as a firefighter for the Navy and then Portsmouth Naval Shipyard; his preference for his wife not to work outside the home; the Great Depression on his family’s farm; and the introduction of new saws to the Maine woods. Text: 26 pp. transcript. Recording: T 1441 1 hour. mfc_na1322_t1441_01, mfc_na1322_t1441_02
0887 Dr. Frederick Martin interviewed by Sarah Jane Adamski, November 29, 1974, York, Maine. Martin tells of his childhood in York and career as a chemist; his education, notably taking two extra years of high school to learn Latin and French in order to attend college; working for the Goodrich Company 1917-1952; footwear and the naming of the zipper; working with observation balloons during WWI; and recollections of York circa 1900. Text: 21 pp. transcript. Recording: T 0857 1 hour.
1009 Earl Allen, interviewed by Meris Bickford, November 12 -14, 1975, in Orono, Maine. Allen discusses his childhood in northern Maine during the 1940s and 50s; opposition to the Vietnam War; women’s liberation and equality; being a Maine nativist; working in the television business; characteristics of his generation; and the growing necessity of a college education. Text: 34 pp. transcript plus 4 pp. catalog. Recording: T 1020, CD 2002 ¾ hour.
1318 Mae Rossignol, interviewed by Peggy Anderson, April 8, 1980, Orono, Maine. Rossignol discusses the closeness of family and in the Great Works neighborhood of Old Town, Maine, in the 1940s and 50s; train trips, particularly to Bangor; her childhood recreational activities; and changes between her generation and her children’s. Text: 30 pp. transcript. Recording: T 1439 1 hour. mfc_na1318_t1439_01.
1092 Margaret Hatch, interviewed by Donna E. Gray, November 18 – 29, 1976, Orono, Maine. Hatch discusses her views on the women’s liberation movement; the Great Depression and its impact on her childhood; WWII; her reaction to the attack on Pearl Harbor; and wartime activities. Text: 11 pp. incomplete transcript, with 5 pp. catalog. Recording: T 1113 – T 1114 1 hour. mfc_na1092_t1113_01, mfc_na1092_t1114_01
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.
NA0824 By Paul D. Morin for English Folklore course at Ricker College, spring 1973, Amesbury, Massachusetts. Paper deals with of childhood games and how they were played. Text: 25 pp. paper with table of contents. Restrictions: None