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Item 14984

Linwood Elliot and Harriet N. Shaw, Orono, 1911

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1911

Location: Orono

Media: Photographic print

Item 79370

Mystery Do you know these people?

Trustees of the Centre d'Héritage Franco-Américain, ca. 1972

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1972

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Item 81779

Michael J. Cady, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Irish Heritage Center

Date: circa 1890

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

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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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St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

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Otis Falls Pulp & Paper Mill, Livermore Falls, ca. 1896

Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.

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Otis Falls Pulp & Paper Mill, Livermore Falls, ca. 1896

Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum

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Ouellette house, Van Buren, 1850s

L'Heritage Vivant Living Heritage

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Workers, woodsmen, guides, Norcross, ca. 1900

Norcross Heritage Trust

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My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

My Paper Industry career and setting up a museum

by Sherry Judd


I worked in and around the Paper Industry all my life. Now I run Maine's Paper and Heritage Museum.

Story

Two generations tell the family's Paper story

by Normand and Richard Paradis


Father and son discuss their lives working for International Paper and changes over time