Bruce King is a Mexican American who speaks about his career path that led him to becoming co-director of Maine Inside Out, as well as how he has seen Lewiston change over the years and what he hopes for its future.
Neil Hanley was an engineer at Falcon Shoe, his father and Ted Johanson’s company. He talks about his perspective on the industry as the son of a shoe factory owner and his family’s jobs in the company. He also discusses the changes in Lewiston and how...
Rita Morin worked in the shoe department. She discusses her childhood with 8 siblings and her transition to working in a shoe factory. She also describes the jobs in the mills that her family had and the community in her department.
Nicole worked in the textile mills, mainly in the fringe department. She discusses how she balanced being a mother with working and her various jobs in Lewiston. She also discusses the generational differences in her family and her experiences in Lewiston.