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Item 1177

Letter concerning Harbinger of Peace, 1953

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1953-11-25

Location: Milbridge; Jonesport

Media: Ink on paper

Item 1179

Letter from Ms. Lord about the Jaffa Colony

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1935-11-12

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 1184

Benjamin K. Rogers, 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1870

Location: Jaffa; Jonesport

Media: Photographic print

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St. John's Church, Bangor, ca. 1930

Father John Bapst: Catholicism's Defender and Promoter

Father John Bapst, a Jesuit, knew little of America or Maine when he arrived in Old Town in 1853 from Switzerland. He built churches and defended Roman Catholics against Know-Nothing activists, who tarred and feathered the priest in Ellsworth in 1854.

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Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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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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First Parish Church, Portland, ca. 1890

First Parish in Portland

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Float in Parade for St. John de Baptist, Lewiston

Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's

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Story

Rev James Wells Appointment as Chaplain for Maine in Civil War

by David Woodward


Certificate for Rev. Wells commissioned by Gov. Israel Washburn Jr. to serve in Maine 11th Regiment

Story

Story of the "little nun"

by Felicia Garant


My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me