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Keywords: St. John the Baptist

Historical Items

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Item 18397

St. John the Baptist parade, Auburn, 1962

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1962 Location: Auburn Media: Photographic print

Item 18408

St. John the Baptist celebration, Lewiston, 1958

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1958 Location: Lewiston; Auburn Media: Photographic print

Item 18404

Petit St-Jean-Baptiste, 1958

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1958 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 63625

256-262 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: United Baptist Convention of Maine Use: Drugstore

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 112000

Baptist Church, Sanford, 1888

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1888 Location: Sanford Client: Sanford Baptist Church Architect: Stevens & Cobb Architects

Item 111998

Westbrook First Baptist Church, Westbrook, 1888-1954

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1888–1954 Location: Westbrook Client: Westbrook First Baptist Church Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Item 116475

First Baptist Church, Portland, 1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1907 Location: Portland Client: First Baptist Church Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens 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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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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Bangor Public Library

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

John River and then back into the United States duty free. The farmers in the area catered to the lumber industry by growing grain, hay and potatoes…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

… houses [among them the first congregational and baptist churches in blue hill] and other public buildings, 15 barns and sheds, 10 stern mouldings…