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Item 78686

St. Dominic Church, Portland, ca. 1913

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks

Date: circa 1913

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 21040

St. Dominic's Church, Portland, ca. 1913

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1913

Location: Portland

Media: Postcard

Item 81779

Michael J. Cady, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Irish Heritage Center

Date: circa 1890

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

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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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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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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

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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John A. Conway, Portland, ca. 1890

Maine Irish Heritage Center

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