Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.
From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.
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.
Martin and his wife, Clara Cary, bought a house at 130 Center Street in Bangor in 1854. Five of their six children were born there.
… Lead Mine Road, the oldest girl in a family of 12 children. In 1947, at the age of 16, she began working at the Union Sardine Factory owned by R.J.