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Keywords: prejudice

Historical Items

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Item 192

Ku Klux Klan outfit, Hollis, 1963

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1963-08-04 Location: Hollis Center Media: Photographic print

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Ku Klux Klan parade, Brownville Junction, 1924

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Brownville Junction Media: Photographic print

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Say Their Names sign, Brunswick, 2020

Courtesy of Tilly Laskey, an individual partner Date: 2020-06-04 Location: Brunswick Media: Digital image

Exhibits

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Fallen Heroes: Last of the Jewish WWII Veterans

Listen to recordings from the last of the World War II Jewish veterans.

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Irish Immigrants in Nineteenth Century Maine

With the popularity of all things Irish in modern America, many people have forgotten the difficulties faced by nineteenth century Irish immigrants.

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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.

Site Pages

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Incorporation

… as a patriot and hero according to personal prejudice, and even today, more than three centuries after his death from wounds received at the battle…

My Maine Stories

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Anti-immigrant violence
by Matthew Jude Barker

Prejudice in Maine against immigrants dates back to at least the mid-1700s

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An Asian American Account
by Zabrina

An account from a Chinese American teen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Black Is Beautiful
by Judi Jones

Gut-wrenching fear