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Historical Items

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Item 35392

Biddeford and Saco mills and river from the Main Street Bridge, 1912

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1912 Location: Biddeford; Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 67543

Child laborers, Lewiston, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1920 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 82187

New looms arriving at the Hill Mill, Lewiston, October 1961

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1961 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

The one on the right was owned by Harrison J. Bates (1851-1927). Both men were merchants in town. These two homes have since been razed as part of…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Bates Boots & Shoes. Note the structure on the front porch roof of the clothing store. There was a meeting hall in the second story of this building.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Bell had his residence upstairs and a hardware store downstairs. In the next building H. J. Bates operated a grocery store.