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Keywords: Convent

Historical Items

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Item 10179

Sisters of the Holy Rosary Convent, Frenchville, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Frenchville Media: Photographic print

Item 9859

St. Louis Convent, Fort Kent, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Fort Kent Public Library Date: circa 1920 Location: Fort Kent Media: Postcard

Item 9852

Notre Dame de la Sagesse Convent, St. Agatha, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Saint Agatha Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 75986

Assessor's Record, 583 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Joseph's Convent & Hospital Use: Land only

Item 75987

Assessor's Record, 583 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Joseph's Convent & Hospital Use: Land only

Item 75988

Assessor's Record, 583 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Joseph's Convent & Hospital Use: Land only

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109814

French Catholic Convent, Nashua, NH, ca. 1888

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1888 Location: Nashua Client: unkown Architect: George M. Coombs

Item 109537

Plans of Convent School fo Father Conlon, Calais, 1884-1885

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1884–1885 Location: Calais Client: Conlon, Architect: George M. Coombs

Item 149125

Butler Capital Corporation conference center plan, Frenchboro, 1986-2001

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1986–2001 Location: Frenchboro Clients: Gilbert Butler; Butler Capital Corporation Architect: Patrick Chasse; Landscape Design Associates

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Power of Potential

The National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs (NFBPWC) held their seventh annual convention in Portland during July 12 to July 18, 1925. Over 2,000 working women from around the country visited the city.

Exhibit

Unlocking the Declaration's Secrets

Fewer than 30 copies of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence are known to exist. John Dunlap hurriedly printed copies for distribution to assemblies, conventions, committees and military officers. Authenticating authenticity of the document requires examination of numerous details of the broadside.

Exhibit

Reuben Ruby: Hackman, Activist

Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - 1925 National Governors' Association Convention

"1925 National Governors' Association Convention View the National Governors' Convention Slideshow, 1925 On Monday June 29, 1925, over 20 of…"

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs

"Many guests arrived over the weekend by train at the Grand Trunk Station on India Street. The convention was held at Portland City Hall (Merrill…"

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Maine's Road to Statehood - After the War: The First Victory for Separationists

"If it passed, a convention would be held in Brunswick later that month to draw up a new Maine constitution."

My Maine Stories

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Story

Sister Therese Bouthot:Life of service as a Good Shepherd sister
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

From humble beginnings to playing a leadership role in the service of others

Story

Sister Madeleine Couture: Dedicating her life to teaching
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

The story of a life immersed in family and teaching

Story

Sister Madeleine D’Anjou: Many detours lead to a rewarding life
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

What a journey! Sister Maddie says that "God writes straight on crooked lines."