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Item 192

Title: Ku Klux Klan outfit, Hollis, 1963

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1963-08-04

Location: Hollis Center

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 53713

Title: Alpha Rho Upsilon, Bowdoin College, 1948

Contributed by: Bowdoin College Library

Date: 1948

Location: Brunswick

Media: Ink on paper

Item 75554

Title: Women and men in manufacturing, Brewer, ca. 1982-2004

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine

Date: 2006-01-20

Location: Brewer

Media: audio recording

Exhibits Showing 3 of 6 View All

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

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.

Exhibit

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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Site

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

Maine Maritime Museum

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

Site

View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay

The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.

Site

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.