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Historical Items

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Item 19541

Community group, Stockholm, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Stockholm Media: Photographic print

Item 64919

Group at Charles B. Conant Homestead, Strong, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Strong Media: Glass Negative

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Group photo, Cousins Island, 1927

Contributed by: Yarmouth Historical Society Date: 1927-09-25 Location: Yarmouth Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110488

Louis Family camp, Cable, WI, 2010-2011

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2010–2011 Location: Cable Client: Jeff Louis Architect: Pearson Design Group, Inc.

Item 109448

Maine Insane Hospital Buildings, Augusta, 1893-1913

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1893–1913 Location: Augusta Client: State of Maine Architect: George M. Coombs; Coombs and Gibbs Architects

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Planting plan and garden seat for Fortune Rock, Mount Desert, 1987

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1987 Location: Mount Desert Client: Charles Berwind, Architect: Landscape Design Associates

Online Exhibits

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The Jews of Maine

Like other immigrant groups, Jews came to Maine to make a living and enjoy the natural and cultural environment. Their experiences have been shaped by their occupational choices, Jewish values and, until recently, experiences of anti-Semitism.

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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.

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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.

Site Pages

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Early Maine Photography - Family Groups

Family Groups Unidentified family, ca. 1857Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society The Vickery-Shettleworth Collection contains several…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 1 of 3

Groups, Clubs & Organizations Text By: Valerie Tucker Installation of Officers in the Aurora Grange, Strong, ca.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

Groups, Clubs & Organizations The Grand Army of the Republic G.A.R. picnic, Strong, ca. 1895 Members of Post 134 of the Grand Army of the…

My Maine Stories

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Nursing at Mercy Hospital during WWII
by Roberta Loring

Education and nursing at Mercy Hospital during World War II.

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Sister Therese Bouthot:Life of service as a Good Shepherd sister
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

From humble beginnings to playing a leadership role in the service of others

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Ted Truman (Throumoulos): A treasure trove of stories
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A son of Greek immigrants’ insight into his entrepreneurial family, culture and life experiences

Lesson Plans

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Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Sporting Maine

Grade Level: 3-5 Content Area: Health Education & Physical Education, Social Studies
This lesson plan will introduce students to myriad communities in Maine, past and present, through the universal lens of sports and group activities. Students will explore and understand the history of many of Maine’s recreational pastimes, what makes Maine the ideal location for some outdoor sports, and how communities have come together through team activities throughout Maine’s history.

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Irish and Ulster Scots in Maine

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12, Postsecondary Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson presents an overview of the history of the Irish and Ulster Scots/Scots Irish in Maine and the U.S., including some of the factors that led to their immigration to the U.S., a look into the prejudice and discrimination many Irish and Ulster Scots/Scots Irish experienced, and the contributions of Irish and Ulster Scots/Scots Irish to community life and culture in Maine.

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Jews in Maine

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12, Postsecondary Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson presents an overview of the history of Jews in Maine and the U.S., including some of the factors that led to Jewish immigration to the U.S., examination of the prejudice, discrimination and anti-Semitism many Jews have experienced, and the contributions of Jews to community life and culture in Maine.