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Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: William Fogg Library
The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.
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.
Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.
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History Celebrated, Threatened and Preserved West Side, Water Street, Hallowell, ca. 1900Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library Historic…
Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration by Ronald Pesha, Lubec Historical Society Lubec staged a grand celebration in 1911 observing the Town’s…
Lubec Post Office, Centennial celebration, 1911Item Contributed byLubec Memorial Library Stars and Stripes Throughout Lubec The recently constructed…
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by Earlene Chadbourne
Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima