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Item 82153

Little Canada School, Lewiston, ca.1900

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1900

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Item 82154

Little Canada School, Lewiston, ca.1900

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1900

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Item 82156

Little Canada School, Lewiston, 1900

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1900

Location: Lewiston

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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Shepard Cary, Houlton, 1805-1866

Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

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St. John's Church, Bangor, ca. 1930

Father John Bapst: Catholicism's Defender and Promoter

Father John Bapst, a Jesuit, knew little of America or Maine when he arrived in Old Town in 1853 from Switzerland. He built churches and defended Roman Catholics against Know-Nothing activists, who tarred and feathered the priest in Ellsworth in 1854.

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Emery Grammar School, Biddeford, Class of 1928

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Sam L. Cohen (1915-2003)

… houses around a neighborhood known as Little Canada, which was close to the textile mills that employed so many at the time.

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Hometown Boys Win Tournament, Lincoln, 1938

Lincoln, Maine - Railroads

… and Washington Counties, as well as parts of Canada and New England. Todd Dill "How does this topic connect to you in your life today?" Railroads…

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John Gray, Fryeburg, ca. 1980

Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

The Abenakis went back to Canada after that but returned years later. However, the village was never the same, and eventually they all went to other…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

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Story of the "little nun"

by Felicia Garant


My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me

Story

It was like a family in the mill

by Arnold R. Couture


I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician

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Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR