People - Omer McKenna, Singer
Omer McKenna, 72 years old at time of this interview, was a native of Waterford, Prince Edward Island. He moved to Rumford in 1910 at the age of 17. In Maine, he worked in the woods, in a mill, and even went out west twice to work the harvest. In addition to singing songs written by others, McKenna wrote poems and songs of his own.