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Historical Items

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Item 74893

St Peter's School, Lewiston, Class of 1910

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1910-06-16 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 67532

Schoolyard sports, St. Peter's School, Lewiston, 1925

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1925 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 18365

St. Peter's parochial school, Lewiston, ca. 1964

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1964 Location: Lewiston Media: Postcard

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109583

Sketch of proposed building for French Catholic Society, Lewiston, 1881-1886

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1881–1886 Location: Lewiston; Lewiston Clients: Dominican Fathers; French Catholic Society Architect: George M. Coombs; Coombs Bros. Architects

Online Exhibits

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La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

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Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.

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Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Overview

Back at the library, Peter Goodwin gave students a peek at the history room, showing them some of the different resources they would be using to…

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

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

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Dr Michael Guignard: Passion for research & Franco-American root
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A personal journey of life in a Franco-American community with unique insights on adoption

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Spiros Droggitis: From Biddeford to Washington DC and back
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A Greek family's impact: from the iconic Wonderbar Restaurant to Washington DC