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Item 9656

Title: Keens Corner School grads, Leeds, 1901

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society

Date: circa 1901

Location: Leeds

Media: Black and white photo

Item 9651

Title: Sled ride, Leeds, 1909

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society

Date: 1909-03-04

Location: Leeds

Media: black and white postcard image

Item 9653

Title: Fairview Farm, Leeds, ca. 1921

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society

Date: circa 1921

Location: Leeds

Media: Black and White postcard

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Exhibit

John Young Merrill and son, Edwin Kimball Merrill, Leeds, 1860

John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.

Exhibit

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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Site

Lanes Store Postcard

Leeds Historical Society

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