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Historical Items

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Item 102550

Mildred Burrage, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Media: Photographic print

Item 18375

Stained glass windows, Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Lewiston, 2005

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 2005 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 18522

St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1890 Location: Lewiston; Auburn; Poland Media: Oil

Exhibits

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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."

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Artists and Inventors of Biddeford

Artists and Inventors of Biddeford Creativity has flourished throughout Biddeford's history. Particularly in the arts and technology, the folks in…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 9 of 17

… in Biddeford during the 1860s, thousands of French Canadian, Irish, and some west European immigrants migrated to Biddeford and Saco to work in…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 2 of 2

Mary's), founded in 1855. Due to the influx of French-Canadians and the animosity between the French and Irish Catholics, a separate church--St.

My Maine Stories

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Mali Agat (Molly Ockett) the famous Wabanaki "Doctress"
by Maine Historical Society

Pigwacket Molly Ockett, healing, and cultural ecological knowledge

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars