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Item 88

Mystery Who is this Eskimo?

Portland Eskimos player, ca. 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: circa 1926

Location: Portland

Media: Glass Negative

Item 91

Jimmy (Bud) Knox, Portland, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1927-08-13

Location: Portland

Media: Glass Negative

Item 116

Children preparing to play baseball, Portland, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1927

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

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Bowdoin College baseball team, ca. 1896

Summer's Favorite Game

Baseball often is called the National Pastime. For many people, baseball is encountered in the backyard and down the street, a game played by a few or the full contingent of a team.

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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.