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Historical Items

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Item 31000

Institut Canadien-Francais, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Biddeford; Montreal Media: Photograph on board

Item 6200

Lobby, Eliot Hotel, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives Date: circa 1890 Location: Eliot Media: Photographic print

Item 7485

Maine Anti-Slavery Society constitution, ca. 1833

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1833 Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Protests

Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.

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Pigeon's Mainer Project: who decides who belongs?

Street artist Pigeon's artwork tackles the multifaceted topic of immigration. He portrays Maine residents, some who are asylum seekers, refugees, and immigrants—people who are often marginalized through state and federal policies—to ask questions about the dynamics of power in society, and who gets to call themselves a “Mainer.”

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Independence and Challenges: The Life of Hannah Pierce

Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 2 of 6

However, the intellectual challenge and opportunities of a college education were stolen and Charles returned to Mount Desert in 1922 as a business…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - "Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club

… and her own possibilities as a social and intellectual force, brought out and gradually moulded into form.

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Fryeburg Public Library

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