Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract 1005 Betty Brown, interviewed by Rebekah Rawding, November 1, 1975, Paris Hill, Maine. Brown discusses the events and ideas of the mid-twentieth century; her childhood, including chores and religion; long-standing desire to be a nurse; her thoughts on marriage and the ideal man; rise of society’s ecological consciousness; growing popularity of health food; Nixon and the Watergate scandal; apathy towards government; music of her childhood and teenage years; “Hair” and men with long hair; draft...
Identifier: SpC MS 0858-sc
Abstract Papers comprised chiefly of letters Harold Bolstad sent to his sister Lois Kutscha and her husband Norman P. Kutscha during his service in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was in Vietnam from August 1970 to May 1971. Included also is a short biography of Harold L. Bolstad, a photograph of him in the Marine Corps, and a newspaper clipping with a picture of him in Vietnam.
Abstract 1006 Cathy Murray, interviewed by Susan Stewart, November 9, 1975, Augusta, Maine. Murray talks about her childhood in the 1950s and 60s with a working mother and subsequently divorced parents; her job as a speech therapist; movies of the 1970s; her views on women’s liberation and gender roles; her ideal man; recollections of Kennedy’s assassination; view of the Vietnam War; Nixon, the Watergate scandal, and political corruption. Text: 31 pp. transcript plus 4 pp. catalog. Recording: T 1018 1...
Identifier: SpC MS 0289
Abstract 1012 Stephen “Steve” McGowan interviewed by Sara Treat, November 1, 1975, Orono, Maine. McGowan tells of his childhood and role of his stepmother; being laid off and its impacts; his experience in Vietnam as being better than many others; surplus of teachers in Maine; marijuana and how widespread its use was in the 1970s; Army control of media while in Vietnam and how that inhibited his understanding of the antiwar movement; and the women’s liberation movement and his objection to reverse...
Abstract 1015 Suzanne Thompson interviewed by Susan Simpson, November 22, 1975, Kenduskeag, Maine. Thompson talks about the events and issues of the 1950s to 1975; the advantages of growing up in a large family; why she wants only one child; learning IBM keypunch; C.B. radio as both a social and practical device; Kennedy’s assassination; Vietnam War; why the US is aiding other countries too much; women’s liberation and equal rights; television and violence; and her fascination with psychic predictions....
Abstract 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.
Scope and Contents Series of interviews by Davida Kellogg with Vietnam War veterans.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1975, 1989 - 1992, 1997, 1998, 2002
Scope and Contents This is an arbitrary collection of accessions created in June 2014 to bring together interviews that deal with the Vietnam War. There are 65 series in NAFOH that deal with the Vietnam War, but only five series that belong soley to this collection.
Dates: Event: 1961-1975
Identifier: UA RG 0017-001
Abstract The record group contains correspondence between University presidents and students serving in the military in World War I and World War II. Also, contains biographical information about each student killed in World War I. And lists of students and alumni who served in World War II, along with copies of the volume "University of Maine, World War II: In Memoriam" and biographical information used to compile this volume. A card file for those who were called or recalled to service in the Korean...