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Item 34296

Title: Bangor Children's Home, Bangor, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1885

Location: Bangor

Media: Stereograph; Stereo photograph

Item 1302

Title: Children's house, Gibson estate, Islesboro, 1937

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1937-07-26

Location: Islesboro

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 14714

Title: Edgar M. Robinson, Good Will Homes, 1943

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: 1943-07-17

Location: Fairfield

Media: Black and White Print

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Item 57933

Address: 91 Danforth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Children's Hospital

Use: Connecting Corridor

Item 57932

Address: 56-70 Danforth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Children's Hospital

Use: Hospital

Item 87371

Address: Missionary Society M.E. Church property, Maine Conference Women's Home, East End, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Missionary Society M.E. Church

Use: Italian Fresh Air Camp

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Exhibit

Ladies surround child on small slide at a children's party at Biddeford Pool, 1917

May Baskets, a Dog, and a Party for Children

Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.

Exhibit

Girls playing basketball, Naples, ca. 1930

Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

Exhibit

Camp Tekakwitha brochure, Leeds, ca. 1940

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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Site

Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.