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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 18393

St. John's Day parade, Lewiston, 1964

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1964-06-21 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

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…