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Item 67541

St. Louis Parish Boys Choir, Auburn, 1943

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1943 Location: Auburn Media: Photographic print

Item 80332

Congregational Church Choir, Princeton, ca. 1952

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library Date: circa 1952 Location: Princeton Media: Photographic print

Item 26833

Church Junior Choir, Saco, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print


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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.


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.


Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - EXPLORE the history of Biddeford, Maine...

… Biddeford High School & Universalist choir musical program, 1891McArthur Public Library South Side of Main Street, Biddeford…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… the brass in local bands, and singing in the choir at the Methodist church. The images he captured with his camera served to record the…

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Lincoln, Maine - Methodist Church

The congregation sang along with the choir, and at first they didn’t have any pews. In 1990, the steeple was struck by lightning in a big…