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Historical Items

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Item 103363

Storefronts on Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ca. 1890

Courtesy of Kathy Bolduc Amoroso, an individual partner Date: circa 1890 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic Print

Item 76040

J. H. Wolf clothing store, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland's Orthodox Synagogue

Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.

Exhibit

Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.