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Item 19368

St. Mary's Catholic Church, Houlton, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 10914

Saint Mary's College, Van Buren, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1895 Location: Van Buren Media: Photographic print

Item 67533

St. Mary's School, Lewiston, 1909

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1909 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print


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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.


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.


John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.

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Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's

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

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

Mary's By the Sea, 1882 Item 21072 infoGreat Harbor Maritime Museum As the population of the village increased through the 1880's, both summer…

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Lincoln, Maine - Catholic Church

St. Mary of Lourdes has been going on strong for one-hundred-eight years. Patrick Nason "How does this topic connect to you in your life today?" I…