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Item 67543

Title: Child laborers, Lewiston, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1920

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 4190

Title: Anti child labor float, Portland, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Location: Portland

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 133

Title: Fish processing, Eastport, ca. 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1902

Location: Eastport

Media: Black and white photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 7 View All

Item 83841

Address: 1533 Washington Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary C. Child

Use: Dwelling

Item 83842

Address: Assessor's Record, 1533 Washington Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary C. Child

Use: Garage

Item 32359

Address: 149-151 Allen Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Eleanor M Child

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Exhibit

Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

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.

Exhibit

Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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Site

Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.