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Item 18397

St. John the Baptist parade, Auburn, 1962

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1962

Location: Auburn

Media: Photographic print

Item 18408

St. John the Baptist celebration, Lewiston, 1958

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1958

Location: Lewiston; Auburn

Media: Photographic print

Item 18393

St. John's Day parade, Lewiston, 1964

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1964-06-21

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

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St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

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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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W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Map of Presque Isle, ca. 1870

Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

John River and then back into the United States duty free. The farmers in the area catered to the lumber industry by growing grain, hay and potatoes…