Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 297


Dominic Gacetta was born November 2, 1928 in Rumford, Maine to Dominic and Clorinda Gaccetta. He attended Stephen’s High School, Maine Central Institute (MCI), Bates College (class of 1953) and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He taught junior high in Readfield, Maine and worked in Sales for General Mills and Scott Paper Company. He has been involved in non- profit poverty programs.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussions of: Bates College; Cultural Heritage course; Rumford, Maine community; Stephen Muskie and his tailor shop; environmental protection; Republican Party in Maine; Democratic Party in Maine; immigrants to Maine; ethnic divisions in Maine towns; Lewiston economics; Jim Moody; John Donovan; and NPOs and poverty programs.

Use Restrictions

Copyright Bates College. This transcript is provided for individual Research Purposes Only; for all other uses, including publication, reproduction and quotation beyond fair use, permission must be obtained in writing from: The Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College, 70 Campus Avenue, Lewiston, Maine 04240-6018.