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Item 7245

Title: Lisbon Street Lewiston

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1912

Location: Lewiston

Media: phototransparency

Item 7255

Title: Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1880

Location: Lewiston

Media: phototransparency

Item 7183

Title: Main Street in Lewiston, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Lewiston

Media: phototransparency

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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.

Exhibit

Waterville City Hall during the centennial celebration, 1902

"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan…" Waterville in 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.

Exhibit

Charles Garcelon to uncle on finances, Virginia, 1863

Lt. Charles A. Garcelon, 16th Maine

The son of Maine's surgeon general and nephew of a captain in the 16th Maine, Charles A. Garcelon of Lewiston served in Co. I of the 16th Maine. His letters home in the first 17 months of his service express his reflections on war and his place in it.

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Site

Shepherdess Drill, Lewiston, 1903

Franco-American Collection

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer

John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor began in 1864 looking back at his life, family, business and recreational experiences and recording those events and thoughts -- with narrative and illustrations -- for his children. Martin called himself an "expert accountant," but he was interested in architecture, dance, fashion, gardening, politics, business, religion, and the world around him.

Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.