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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Baldwin Historical Society
Location: Baldwin; Baldwin
Media: ink on paper
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.
This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.
Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.
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… Island Educational Society The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) was a fraternal organization that became popular on Swan's Island in…
… bySwan's Island Educational Society The Improved Order of Red Men was a national fraternal organization that became popular on Swan's Island in…
Some examples were the Knights of Pythias, Ancient Order of Hibernians, International Order of Odd-Fellows, Red Men, and the Masons.
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 7 View All
by Felicia Garant
My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me
by Hector Jaeger
Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving
by Mary D. McGuirk
My life and career as a USAF Nurse