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Item 13119

Title: Tea at French House, Houlton, c. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Houlton

Media: glass negative

Item 15935

Title: French Row, Springvale

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1905

Location: Springvale

Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 19351

Title: Fred French residence, Houlton, 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1895

Location: Houlton

Media: photogravure print, ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 13 View All

Item 85143

Address: French property, N. Side Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lulu B. French

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 72451

Address: Assessor's Record, 293 Read Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary R. French

Use: Garage

Item 32806

Address: 25 Adelaide Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Valona U. French

Style: Utilitarian

Use: Garage

Exhibits Showing 3 of 40 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

George French dorm room, Bates College, ca. 1901

Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.

Exhibit

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.

Sites Showing 3 of 24 View All

Site

Champlain's map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, 1605

Biddeford History & Heritage Project

Highlights of Biddeford history presented by McArthur Public Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and Biddeford High School’s Project ASPIRE class. The site explores shipbuilding, the Civil War homefront, women’s clubs, influential residents, and some of the city’s famous artists and inventors.

Site

Shepherdess Drill, Lewiston, 1903

Franco-American Collection

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

Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.