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LC Subject Heading: Americanization

Historical Items

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Item 11260

Sheraton Federal sideboard, York, 1810-1815

Contributed by: Old York Historical Society Date: circa 1810 Location: York Media: Mahogany, satinwood

Mystery Corner Item

Item 103618

American Legionnaires Department of Maine, ca. 1925

Mystery Corner Item Do you know where this was taken?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1925 Media: Glass Negative

Item 18400

Alfred Auger, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection, University of Southern Maine Libraries Date: circa 1930 Location: Poland Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111534

Alexander Bower house and studio, Cape Elizabeth, 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1922 Location: Cape Elizabeth Client: Alexander Bower Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

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.

Lesson Plan

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.

Lesson Plan

Chinese in Maine

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12, Postsecondary Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson presents an overview of the history of the Chinese/Chinese Americans in Maine and the U.S. including some of the factors that led to Chinese immigration to the U.S., the history of the Chinese Exclusion Act, a look into the xenophobia, racism, and discrimination many Chinese Americans have experienced and continue to experience, and the contributions of Chinese Americans to community life and culture in Maine.