Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 74
Donkey softball game, Swan's Island, 1978
Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: 1978 Location: Swan's Island Media: Photographic print
Dr. Luther March, Eastern Maine General Hospital, Bangor, ca. 1920
Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center Date: circa 1920 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print
Synagogue tea invitation, Portland, 1948
Contributed by: Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh Date: 1948-11-15 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper
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Architecture & LandscapeView All Showing 1 of 1
Hall at Cumberland Mills, Westbrook, 1880
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1880 Location: Westbrook; Westbrook Client: Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) Architect: Fassett & Stevens Architects
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 14
From French Canadians to Franco-Americans
French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.
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.
Sarah Sampson: Caring for Soldiers, Orphans
Sarah Sampson of Bath went to war with her husband, a captain in the 3rd Maine Regiment. With no formal training, she spent the next four and a half years providing nursing and other services to soldiers. Even after her husband became ill and returned to Maine, Sampson remained in the Washington, D.C., area aiding the sick and wounded.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 17
Historic Hallowell - Values and Charity
Values and Charity In Hallowell, acting on one’s ideals and beliefs has always been regarded not simply as desirable, but necessary.
John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 65-83
Coombs Eben French Court House Maine Charity School Bangor House Peter Edes Bangor-Old Town railroad Mount Hope Cemetery North Bangor (Veazie) Bangor…
Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic
consisted of three things: fraternity, charity, and loyalty. Fraternity was based on regular scheduled local meetings.
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Hasan Jasim: Putting his life on the line for this country
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center
An Iraqi interpreter shares insights on the value and price of freedom
Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall
Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.