Mill Workers oral history collection
Scope and Content Note
The collection documents the social, economic, cultural, and political aspects of the lives of 45 former textile mill workers in the Lewiston-Auburn area of Maine. The interviews were conducted between 2005 and 2006 in a project organized by Museum L-A, a museum dedicated to preserving the region's unique work and community history. The interviews were conducted by Andrea L'Hommedieu, a professional oral historian. The original recordings, transcripts, release forms, and summary sheets are located at Museum L-A; copies of the written transcripts and summary sheets, along with the release forms, comprise the collection at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College.
The collection is open for research.
The collection is the physical property of Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. Bates College holds literary rights only for material created by College personnel working on official behalf of the College, or for material which was given to the College with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.
Interviews were conducted by Andrea L'Hommedieu, a professional oral historian, for Museum L-A, Lewiston, Maine, between 2005 and 2006.
Language of Materials
The collection contains 45 inteviews with former textile mill workers in the Lewiston-Auburn area of Maine. The collection was compiled by Museum L-A between 2005 and 2006, and Andrea L'Hommedieu, an oral historian, conducted the interviews.
Organization and Arrangement
Alphabetical by interviewee.
Acquisition and Custody Information
Accession No.: 2008.164.
- Guide to the Mill Workers oral history collection, 2005-2006
- Edited Full Draft
- Kat Stefko
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- Language of description note
- Description is in: English
- Edition statement