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Contributed by: Lisbon Historical Society
Location: Lisbon Falls
Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Date: circa 1910
Media: Photographic print
Baseball often is called the National Pastime. For many people, baseball is encountered in the backyard and down the street, a game played by a few or the full contingent of a team.
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.
Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.
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More Shep Hurd Photos Dakin Store Baseball Window Display, Bangor, ca. 1937 Item 31266 infoBangor Historical Society
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… tremendously was during the fair there were baseball games in the infield. The teams were made up of only boys, but the girls could cheer for them…