The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Maine leaders oral history project
Repository: University of Maine. Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History
Collection Description (CRHP): Senator Smith's interview deals with the civil rights movement.
Collection Description (Extant): Interviews with former Senator Margaret Chase Smith and James Russell Wiggins (Editor of the Ellsworth American). Smith discusses various aspects of her personal and political life, including childhood memories of growing up in Skowhegan; her political career in the House of Representatives and the Senate; reflections on American politics, public service and America's future. Wiggins talks about historic figures he has known, his years with the Washington Post, his tenure as Ambassador to the U.N. under President Johnson, his experiences as editor and publisher of the Ellsworth American.
Access Copy Note: The Maine Folklife Center Archives may be accessed by appointment only.
Collection URL: http://www.umaine.edu/folklife/archives/collections/mf-036-maine-leaders-oral-history-project/
Digital Status: No
Existing IDs: MF 036;
Extent: 2 transcripts (338 p); audiocassettes (12 hours)
Interviewees: Margaret Chase Smith, James Russell Wiggins
Rights (Extant): The Smith interview is restricted. Anyone wishing to publish from the material has to get permission from the interviewer.
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
United States--Politics and government
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. Senate