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Category: Economics, Employment, Child labor

Historical Items

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Item 18067

Indenture of Eliza Ann Burham, 1838

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1838 Location: Corinth Media: Ink on paper

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Item 33628

Blue Hill Granite Quarry workers, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Blue Hill Media: photograph on paper

Item 67543

Child laborers, Lewiston, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1920 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - The Gardner Lake Tragedy - Page 1 of 2

The Gardner Lake Tragedy Miriam Kelley as a young woman X Images from the family of Miriam Kelley Doherty Research and text by Seth Doherty…

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Lubec, Maine - The Gardner Lake Tragedy - Page 2 of 2

The Gardner Lake Tragedy The fifth graders observations “One day in 1936 school children went to spend the end of the year by going on a boat at…

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Lubec, Maine - A Signature Quilt

A Signature Quilt By Ronald Pesha, Lubec Historical Society Wormell Sisters image from Betsey Leavitt Josselyn Signature Quilt, Lubec, 1889Item…