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Item 35372

Title: John Bapst Junior Senior Prom Dance Ticket, Bangor, 1953

Contributed by: John Bapst Memorial High School

Date: 1953-05-13

Location: Bangor

Media: Ink on paper

Item 35373

Title: John Bapst Players' Ramshackle Inn Admission Ticket, Bangor, 1958

Contributed by: John Bapst Memorial High School

Date: 1958

Location: Bangor; Brewer

Media: Ink on paper

Item 35383

Title: Ticket to John Bapst "Help Yourself" Musical Comedy, Bangor, ca 1935

Contributed by: John Bapst Memorial High School

Date: circa 1935

Location: Bangor

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

John Bapst High School basketball Booster button, Bangor, ca. 1950

John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.

Exhibit

Ku Klux Klan Constitution cover, 1921

The Nativist Klan

In Maine, like many other states, a newly formed Ku Klux Klan organization began recruiting members in the years just before the United States entered World War I. A message of patriotism and cautions about immigrants and non-Protestants drew many thousands of members into the secret organization in the early 1920s. By the end of the decade, the group was largely gone from Maine.

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Site

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.