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Title: Sing's of Bangor, ca. 1980
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1980
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
Media: Glass negative
Concern about immigrants and their loyalty in the post World War I era led to programs to "Americanize" them -- an effort to help them learn English and otherwise adjust to life in the United States. Clara Soule ran one such program for the Portland Public Schools, hoping it would help the immigrants be accepted.