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Item 6027

Adelphiah Club, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Media: Photographic print

Item 12575

Business and Professional Women at Grand Trunk station, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1925-07-13

Location: Portland

Media: Glass Negative

Item 12582

Business women's convention, Portland, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1925

Location: Portland

Media: Glass Negative

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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.

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Watch fob, Portland, ca. 1800

Tate House Museum

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