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Item 18379

St. Louis Chapel School, New Auburn, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1895 Location: Auburn Media: Ink on paper

Item 6680

Auburn Hall, Auburn

Contributed by: Androscoggin Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Auburn Media: Photographic print

Item 15647

Edward Little High School, Auburn, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Durham Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Auburn Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 32476

Assessor's Record, Auburn Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Summit View Park Association Style: Grandstand

Item 32477

Assessor's Record, Stable, Auburn Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Summit View Park Association Use: Stable

Item 32455

162 Auburn Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Emma W Libby Style: National Folk Use: Dwelling - Single family


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La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.


From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.


La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.

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Androscoggin Historical Society

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Civil War Substitute Volunteer Enlistment, Auburn, 1864 Item 64134 infoStrong Historical Society During the Civil War the Union drafted citizens…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Richards Allen was born and raised in Strong but moved to the Lewiston-Auburn area. She would often return, especially during hunting season.

My Maine Stories

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Ramen Making
by Ayumi Horie

Ramen Making is about family, cooking, pottery, and what it means to make a life through one's hands


A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.