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Item 6625

Sisters Ada S. Cummings and Lizzie Bailey, Sabbathday Lake, ca. 1915

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers

Date: circa 1915

Location: New Gloucester

Media: Black and white print; glass plate negative

Item 18384

Dominican Block, Lewiston, ca. 1883

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1883

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Item 79413

The Methodist Church, Rumford, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: circa 1906

Location: Rumford

Media: Postcard

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Item 40303

Assessor's Record, 1397 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stroudwater Religious Society

Use: Church

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Carved eagle for Anshe Sfard synagogue Torah ark, Portland, ca. 1917

Anshe Sfard, Portland's Early Chassidic Congregation

Chassidic Jews who came to Portland from Eastern Europe formed a congregation in the late 19th century and, in 1917, built a synagogue -- Anshe Sfard -- on Cumberland Avenue in Portland. By the early 1960s, the congregation was largely gone. The building was demolished in 1983.

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Shaarey Tphiloh synagogue, Portland, ca. 1911

Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland's Orthodox Synagogue

Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.

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Nave, St. Peter and Paul Church, Lewiston

La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.

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First Parish Church, Portland, ca. 1890

First Parish in Portland

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Site Page

'A Concise Statement' Shaker document, 1963

United Society of Shakers

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Site Page

Float in Parade for St. John de Baptist, Lewiston

Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's

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Story

Story of the "little nun"

by Felicia Garant


My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me

Story

Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service

by Jim Barrows


A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.