Amy Bouchard Morin
Old Town, Maine
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John Bouchard and Benoit Bouchard, interviewed by Amy Bouchard Morin, October 19, 1993, at Benoit's home in Old Town, Maine. For the "Islands and Bridges" project. The Bouchard brothers talk about French Island: neighbors; businesses; school on the Island and teacher's names; interior layout of the school; school yard games; recipe for homemade lemon, onion, and honey cough medicine; family relationships and mother's death; watching fights between Orono and French Island young men; boxing; children's work and play; relationships with neighbors; John's brush with tuberculosis; time at Maine Maritime Academy and joining the Coast Guard.
Oral History | United States History
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U.S. Coast Guard
Maine History; Old Town Maine History; Franco-Americans History; Franco-américains Histoire
Islands and Bridges: Communities of Memory in Old Town, Maine / French Island Collection
Bouchard, John and Bouchard, Benoit, "John Bouchard and Benoit Bouchard, interviewed by Amy Bouchard Morin, Part 2" (2023). MF026 Islands and Bridges: Communities of Memory in Old Town, Maine. 13.
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