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Item 67731

Christmas at St Joseph's Orphanage, Lewiston, 1946

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1946

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Item 67732

Swimming pool, St. Joseph's Orphanage, Lewiston, 1963

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1963-07-02

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Item 25871

Buckminster Cottage, Fairfield, 1911

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: 1911

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

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Good Will Farm roundel, Fairfield, 1918

George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

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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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Page Terrace, Fairfield, ca. 1930

Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

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G.A.R. picnic, Strong, ca. 1895

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

… establish soldiers' homes in sixteen states and orphanages in seven states by 1890. The soldiers' homes were later transferred to the federal…

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G.A.R. Post No. 134, Strong, ca. 1890

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

… homes were established in 16 states, and orphanages in 17 states. The third and final ideal is loyalty.

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Construction of Davenport Memorial City Hall, Bath, 1928

Bath's Historic Downtown - Davenport Memorial and City Hall

… colleges, hospitals, libraries, and even orphanages. George Davenport was one of Bath's wealthiest men.

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Story

I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years

by Ted Heselton


Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam

Story

Story of the "little nun"

by Felicia Garant


My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me