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Historical Items

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Item 33831

Grammar schools graduation program, Biddeford, June 1928

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1928-06-24 Location: Biddeford Media: Ink on paper

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Item 99424

Frozen remnants of the Biddeford City Building, Biddeford, 1895

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1895-01-01 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 6884

Portland City Hall, 1908

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1908-01-24 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

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Le Théâtre

Lewiston, Maine's second largest city, was long looked upon by many as a mill town with grimy smoke stacks, crowded tenements, low-paying jobs, sleazy clubs and little by way of refinement, except for Bates College. Yet, a noted Québec historian, Robert Rumilly, described it as "the French Athens of New England."

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Slavery's Defenders and Foes

Mainers, like residents of other states, had differing views about slavery and abolition in the early to mid decades of the 19th century. Religion and economic factors were among the considerations in determining people's leanings.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 1 of 3

Dude Cowboy advertising at City Theater, Biddeford, ca. 1915Item Contributed byMcArthur Public Library Besides modern conveniences and…

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Dyer Library Archives/Saco Museum

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