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Historical Items

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Item 6999

John Bertram Hall at Bates College, Lewiston, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Lewiston Media: Phototransparency

Item 10627

Yearbook entry, Edmund S. Muskie, 1936

Contributed by: Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library Date: 1936 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 7394

Hedge Laboratory - Bates College

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Lewiston Media: Phototransparency

Tax Records

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Item 32530

29 Bates Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Walter P Vincent Style: Colonial Revival Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 84529

10 Bates Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John Wilkinson Use: Store

Item 33102

7 Bates Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William H Sanborn Use: Dwelling - Two family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109465

Factory for Bates Street Shirt Co., Lewiston, 1912

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1912 Location: Lewiston; Lewiston Client: Bates Street Shirt Co. Architect: Coombs Brothers Architects

Item 109464

Bates Mill Buildings, Lewiston, 1900-1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1900–1902 Location: Lewiston Client: Bates Mill Architect: George M. Coombs; Coombs and Gibbs Architects

Item 109463

Bates College Dormatories, Lewiston, 1898-1905

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1898–1905 Location: Lewiston; Lewiston Client: Bates College Architect: George M. Coombs; Coombs, Gibbs, and Wilkinson Architects

Online Exhibits

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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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Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.

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Le Théâtre

Lewiston, Maine's second largest city, was long looked upon by many as a mill town with grimy smoke stacks, crowded tenements, low-paying jobs, sleazy clubs and little by way of refinement, except for Bates College. Yet, a noted Québec historian, Robert Rumilly, described it as "the French Athens of New England."

Site Pages

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L.C. Bates Museum/Good Will-Hinckley

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Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

The one on the right was owned by Harrison J. Bates (1851-1927). Both men were merchants in town. These two homes have since been razed as part of…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Why I came to Maine and what's kept me here
by Kate Webber

I came to Maine for college but then got involved in contradance and museums.

Story

USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era
by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day

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My life as a revolutionary knitter
by Katharine Cobey

Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes