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Item 102731

Camp Lown campers and staff, Oakland, 1947

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1947

Location: Oakland

Media: Photographic print

Item 192

Ku Klux Klan outfit, Hollis, 1963

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1963-08-04

Location: Hollis Center

Media: Photographic print

Item 53713

Alpha Rho Upsilon, Bowdoin College, 1948

Contributed by: Bowdoin College Library

Date: 1948

Location: Brunswick

Media: Ink on paper

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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.

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Third phase, burning of Old South Church, Bath, 1854

Irish Immigrants in Nineteenth Century Maine

With the popularity of all things Irish in modern America, many people have forgotten the difficulties faced by nineteenth century Irish immigrants.

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Hiram Adelman, Mars Hill, ca. 1935

The Jews of Maine

Like other immigrant groups, Jews came to Maine to make a living and enjoy the natural and cultural environment. Their experiences have been shaped by their occupational choices, Jewish values and, until recently, experiences of anti-Semitism.

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America's Cup defender 'Ranger' under sail, 1937

Maine Maritime Museum

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

Site Page

'Melissa Trask,' 1884

Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

… hunters, fisherman.Theirs is partly a story of discrimination; they were often referred to as Otter's Tail Squatters living on No Man's Cape.

Site Page

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

… their continued struggle with deeply rooted discrimination, they have worked hard to maintain their cultural identities.

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Story

Love is greater than peace, For peace is founded upon love

by Parivash Rohani


My journey from Iran to Maine