by Matthew Jude Barker
Prejudice in Maine against immigrants dates back to at least the mid-1700s
Cape Verde and the Doctrines of Discovery
by Lelia DeAndrade
My Cape Verde family's culture and history is tied to the Doctrines of Discovery
Redlining and the Jewish Communities in Maine
by David Freidenreich
Federal and state policies created unfair housing practices against immigrants, like redlining.
From Chinese Laundress to Mother of the Year
by Dr. Andrea Louie
Toy Len Goon's granddaughter recounts her immigration to the US and becoming Mother of the Year.
Julia Winters and Life in Lewiston/Auburn, Maine
by Judy Zaccagnini Flynn, granddaughter
6 year old sent to Maine foster home when her parents were unable to care for her
The gift of a necklace
by Parivash Rohani
When I was born my grandmother gave me a part of a Baha’i prayer for protection.
Growing up in Lewiston and running Museum L-A
by Rachel Desgrosseilliers
Growing up Franco-American and honoring our mill working heritage
How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-États
by Michael Parent
How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.
The stories my parents told
by Henry Gartley
Stories from my immigrant parents, WWII, and my love of history.
My Italian grandparents and visiting their homeland
by Sherry Judd
A story about my Italian ancestors in Maine and how I found my family in Italy.