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StoryCorps @ Curtis

Curtis partnered with the Pejepscot Historical Society on this StoryCorps project. We were able to do these interviews thanks to generous grant support from the Alfred M. Senter Fund.

Rodney L. Talbot and Micheline Morgan

Rodney (77) talks to his sister Micheline (69) about growing up in small town Brunswick, Maine. Their grandparents were French and they spoke mostly French at home. They tell funny family stories and talk about their close-knit community.

Rose-Anne Pinette and Claircy Bernier

Rose-Anne Pinette (80) and Claircy Bernier talk about growing up French-Canadian in Brunswick, ME, their friendship and their family.

Marie Cloutier and Phyllis Buffum

Marie (75) talks to her cousin Phyllis (64) about growing up in Brunswick, Maine. She remembers being placed in an orphanage and what a struggle that experience was for her.

Romain Savoie interviewed by Mitra Vuchai

Joseph R. Morin and Raymond B. Morin

Raymond Morin (64) interviews his father, Joseph Morin (87) about growing up in Brunswick, ME, his family, and his work as a machinist/carpenter.

Walter G. Higgins and Nancy J. Morin

Walter (74) and his sister Nancy (75) remember growing up in Brunswick, Maine and remember favorite stories of their grandmother.

John Cross interviewed by Jennifer Blanchard

Jennifer Blanchard (39) interviews her friend and colleague, John Cross (60), about the history of Brunswick, ME, his family, and working at Bowdoin

Rita Z. Saindon and Doris Nieman

Rita (83) talks with her sister Doris (75) about growing up in Brunswick, Maine and favorite family memories. They remember how their mom and Rita both worked in the mill and what life was like in the close knit community.

Robert Biette and Valencia Pinette

Valencia Pinette (86) and Robert Biette (86) talk about growing up in Brunswick, ME, coming from a French-Canadian family, and their education.

Raymond Duval and Jill Glaser

Jill Glaser (27) interviews Raymond A. Duval (80) about growing up French-Canadian in Brunswick, ME, his education, and life after college.

Celine Bouchet and Ursula Desjardins

Ruth Klein and Mitra Bonshahi

Mitra (32), SC Facilitator, interviews Ruth about the history of the Franco-American community in Brunswick, ME. They also talk about Ruth’s family.

William Morin and Richard Lord

William Morin (68) and Richard Lord (78) share their experiences growing up as French Canadians in Brunswick, ME.

Lena Fluet and Ronald P. Fluet

Spouses, Lena Fluet (75) and Ronald Fluet (76) have a conversation about growing up together in Brunswick and look back at their lives with one another.

Carmen J. Shearer and Joanne B. McDermott

Carmen (73) talks with her childhood friend Joanne (73) about growing up in Brunswick, Maine and their experiences in Franco-American families. They share their favorite memories of each other.

Irving Brackett and Jill Glaser

Irving “Sonny” Brackett (71) describes his family history in Brunswick and their life and work in the textile mills in town.

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