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Item 12328

Johnson wedding, Brunswick, 1945

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1945

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photographic print

Item 14070

Phil Boudreau and Louise Surrette wedding, 1947

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1947-04-12

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

Item 14076

Giambisttita-Surette wedding, Bangor, 1938

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1938

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

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Olson-Oberg aerial wedding, Caribou, 1930

A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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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.