Keywords: Ste Marie
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Contributed by: Franco-American Collection
Date: circa 1960
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society
Location: Saint Agatha
Media: oil painting
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.
LeBaron Atherton's furniture empire consisted of ten stores, four of which were in Maine. The photos are reminiscent of a different era in retailing.
Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.
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Marie, Michigan. His principal job was to survey the site but due to his tenacity he involved himself in almost all phases of the work from…