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Historical Items

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Item 108741

Maine Lesbian/Gay Political Alliance Pin, Portland, ca. 1994

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1994 Location: Portland Media: Metal

Item 192

Ku Klux Klan outfit, Hollis, 1963

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1963-08-04 Location: Hollis Center Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

Exhibit

Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine

BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

In New England, this war was hated as the years prior to its outbreak caused great economic difficulty to a region dependent upon maritime trade.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Margaret Moxa's Blanket Coat
by Jennifer Neptune

A contemporary artwork in memory of Penobscots murdered for scalp bounties.

Story

An Asian American Account
by Zabrina

An account from a Chinese American teen during the COVID-19 pandemic.