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Item 102784

Irish immigrants Margaret and Lawrence Newell on their porch, Portland, 1937

Courtesy of Matthew Jude Barker, an individual partner

Date: circa 1938

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 102826

Portland milkman Peter W. Rowe, ca. 1900

Courtesy of Matthew Jude Barker, an individual partner

Date: circa 1900

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 102767

Copy of a plan of lands on the west side of Madomack River, Waldoboro, 1774

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1774

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Ink on paper

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Third phase, burning of Old South Church, Bath, 1854

Irish Immigrants in Nineteenth Century Maine

With the popularity of all things Irish in modern America, many people have forgotten the difficulties faced by nineteenth century Irish immigrants.

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Khadija Guled, Portland, 2009

400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people—the Wabanaki—permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Hiram Adelman, Mars Hill, ca. 1935

The Jews of Maine

Like other immigrant groups, Jews came to Maine to make a living and enjoy the natural and cultural environment. Their experiences have been shaped by their occupational choices, Jewish values and, until recently, experiences of anti-Semitism.

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Pew payment receipt, Biddeford, 1806, 1807, 1810

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 2 of 2

VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) Pew payment receipt, Biddeford, 1806, 1807, 1810Item Contributed byBiddeford…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 1 of 2

VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) Union & Journal (Biddeford, Me.), 24 June 1864 X After the war ended both the…

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Wilder Oilcloth Factory, Hallowell, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Industry and Immigrants-A Changing Community

Industry and Immigrants-A Changing Community Workers in Wiler's Oil Cloth Factory.Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library When the railroad…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 9 View All

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My Africa Book and living in Portland

by Titi de Baccarat


My art is about being an immigrant in the US, my pain, fear, uncertainty, and hope for my future

Story

Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898

by Hugh J. Chisholm


Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.

Story

The stories my parents told

by Henry Gartley


Stories from my immigrant parents, WWII, and my love of history.