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Item 25674

Title: Floats for Biddeford Tercentenary celebration, 1916

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1916-09-16

Location: Biddeford

Media: Black & white photograph

Item 17744

Title: Floats, Kennebunk parade, 1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1907

Location: Kennebunk

Media: Photograph

Item 61886

Title: Floats in Waterville's centennial celebration parade, 1902

Contributed by: Waterville Public Library

Date: 1902-06-24

Location: Waterville

Media: Photograph

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St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

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.


Mt. Katahdin and Granger, Stetson, ca. 1906

The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.