Amy Bouchard Morin
Old Town, Maine
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Benoit Bouchard, interviewed by Amy Bouchard Morin, May 24, 1993, at his home in Old Town, Maine. For the "Islands and Bridges" project. Bouchard talks about family history; emigration from Canada to Old Town; businesses on French Island and work opportunities off the Island; his father's ice cream parlor and confectionery store; Fourth of July celebrations; baseball and other games; growing up with, and recovering from polio paralysis; speaking French at home and English at school; houses on the Island; cutting and storing ice; electricity on the Island; work and recreation on the Penobscot River.
Oral History | United States History
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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, Benoit, "Benoit Bouchard, interviewed by Amy Bouchard Morin, Part 1" (2023). MF026 Islands and Bridges: Communities of Memory in Old Town, Maine. 3.
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