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Item 10012

Acadian Flag design

Contributed by: L'Heritage Vivant Living Heritage

Date: 1883

Media: fabric

Item 14013

Louise Surrette, Bangor, 1941

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1941

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

Item 64427

Eastend Bunch, Biddeford, 1935

Contributed by: An individual through Biddeford Historical Society

Date: 1935-08-25

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

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Nave, St. Peter and Paul Church, Lewiston

La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.

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Waterville City Hall during the centennial celebration, 1902

"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan…" Waterville in 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.

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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.

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Biddeford High School Cadets, ca. 1897

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - RESOURCES

RESOURCES PLEASE NOTE: The Biddeford Heritage Project made extensive use of the local newspaper, in its many incarnations, in researching for the…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - "Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club

"Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club "Rocking Chair Row" program, Biddeford, 1930Item Contributed…

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J.G. Deering & Son Lumber Co., Biddeford, ca. 1880

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - IV. Engulfed by nationalism: Revolutionary Biddeford

IV. Engulfed by nationalism: Revolutionary Biddeford J.G. Deering & Son Lumber Co., Biddeford, ca.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 6 View All

Story

How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-√Čtats

by Michael Parent


How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.

Story

It was like a family in the mill

by Arnold R. Couture


I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician

Story

I never thought I would work at a paper mill.

by Greg Bizier


I love science and managed the lab for International Paper's Otis Mill for 31 years.