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LC Subject Heading: African Americans--Maine

Historical Items

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Mystery Corner Item

Item 29278

Unidentified man, Lewiston, ca. 1900

Mystery Corner Item Who? When? Help!

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Photographic print

Item 23859

Malaga Islanders with missionary, 1909

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1909 Location: Phippsburg Media: Ink on paper

Item 9995

On the Pier, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland; Portland Media: Glass Negative

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Black History and the History of Slavery in Maine

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12, Postsecondary Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson presents an overview of the history of the Black community in Maine and the U.S., including Black people who were enslaved in Maine, Maine’s connections to slavery and the slave trade, a look into the racism and discrimination many Black people in Maine have experienced, and highlights selected histories of Black people, demonstrating the longevity of their experiences and contributions to the community and culture in Maine.