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Item 81812

Irish relief event ticket, Portland, 1869

Contributed by: Maine Irish Heritage Center

Date: 1869-03-29

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 81779

Michael J. Cady, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Irish Heritage Center

Date: circa 1890

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 81776

D. A. Donovan, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Irish Heritage Center

Date: circa 1890

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

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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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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.

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John A. Conway, Portland, ca. 1890

Maine Irish Heritage Center

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

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Woodrowville School students, Rumford, 1925

Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 2 of 4

The Polish, Lithuanian, and Irish folks in the Spruce Street/Knox Street Penobscot Street areas had the Pettengill School.

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Staff of Biddeford High School Olympian, 1924

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 3 of 3

… to come to Biddeford--the story goes that the Irish blocked the Bradbury Bridge and the French blocked the Main Street Bridge; both groups were…