Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 194


Prinella (Dostie) Mitchell was born October 31, 1926 in Winslow, Maine. She married John Mitchell in 1952, brother to George Mitchell. They lived in Rhode Island, D.C., Bangor, Maine, Tucson, Arizona, and then moved back to Waterville, Maine. She became involved in the Democratic party in Waterville in the 1940s, and has supported George Mitchell’s campaigns throughout the years.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussions of: community histories of Winslow and Waterville, Maine; George Mitchell family; George Mitchell’s 1974 gubernatorial campaign; Waterville high school basketball; and George Mitchell’s senatorial campaign.

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.