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Historical Items

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Item 75564

Arthur and Annah Richardson's children, England, 1927

Contributed by: Descendants of Annah Butler Richardson and Arthur Berry Richardson through Prince Memorial Library Date: circa 1927 Location: London Media: Photographic print

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Boy with a fishing net, Portland, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Media: Photographic print

Item 102497

Donation certificate for starving European children, Portland, 1921

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1921-02-01 Location: Portland; New York Media: Ink on Paper

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Exhibits

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Eternal Images: Photographing Childhood

From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.

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Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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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.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrapbook 1: 1885-1899, Katahdin Iron Works, Silver Lake Hotel

Scrapbook 1: 1885-1899, Katahdin Iron Works, Silver Lake Hotel "A Little Daisy," Katahdin Iron Works, 1890Item Contributed byMaine Historical…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "A Little Daisy," Katahdin Iron Works, 1890

… Description John Martin (1823-1904), who was working as an accountant at Katahdin Iron Works in Piscataquis County, drew this illustration of an…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Lewiston Journal article on Katahdin Iron Works

Lewiston Journal article on Katahdin Iron Works   Article on KIW This undated article from the Lewiston Journal was among John Martin's effects.

My Maine Stories

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Growing up in Lewiston
by Kathy Becvar

Growing up in Lewiston in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Story of the "little nun"
by Felicia Garant

My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast