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Item 99401

Title: Burning of the Washington and Alfred Street Tenement, Biddeford, 1973

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1973-11-23

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photograph

Item 99399

Title: Burning of the Hooper Street Tenements, Biddeford, 1963

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1963-04-20

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photograph

Item 79979

Title: Waldo Street, Rumford, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Rumford

Media: photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 5 View All

Item 85691

Address: Deering Loan and Building Association property, W. side Island Avenue to Shore, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Deering Loan and Building Association

Use: Tenements

Item 85895

Address: 167-169 Woodford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harris M. Geller

Use: Tenements

Item 88174

Address: Maggie B. Johnstone Heirs property, W. Side Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maggie B. Johnstone Heirs

Use: Tenements and Stores

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Exhibit

473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

Exhibit

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.