Historical ItemsView All Showing 1 of 1
Redline map of Portland and South Portland, 1935
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1935-11-15 Location: Portland; South Portland Media: Ink on paper
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Pigeon's Mainer Project: who decides who belongs?
Street artist Pigeon's artwork tackles the multifaceted topic of immigration. He portrays Maine residents, some who are asylum seekers, refugees, and immigrants—people who are often marginalized through state and federal policies—to ask questions about the dynamics of power in society, and who gets to call themselves a “Mainer.”
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.
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Redlining and the Jewish Communities in Maine
by David Freidenreich
Federal and state policies created unfair housing practices against immigrants, like redlining.