Lucien Filion Interview

Title

Lucien Filion Interview

Authors

Tammy L. Berube

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Description

Lucien 'Red' Filion was born in Beaulac-Garthby, QC, in 1915. His parents were farmers, living off the land. In 1923, Red's family moved to Lewiston, Maine. Red started work at 16 in a Lewiston shoe shop, as a 'cotton boy', bringing raw cotton to the women working the looms. In this interview he describes conditions in the mills, the great shoe strike of 1937, and his career in various Lewiston factories.

Duration

00:53:19

Document Type

Audio Recording

Identifier

2019.14.21

Publication Date

5-12-1994

City

Lewiston, Maine

Language

English

Keywords

Oral History, Franco-American Collection, University of Southern Maine

Comments

The Franco-American Collection is one of the largest repositories of its kind in the North-East. The Collection contains tens of thousands of printed books, photographs, newspaper clippings and audio-visual recordings. Please review the Collection's Terms and Conditions regarding use of its material.

Lucien Filion Interview


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