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Maine Irish Heritage Center

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 2 of 2

VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) Pew payment receipt, Biddeford, 1806, 1807, 1810Item Contributed byBiddeford…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 1 of 2

… Biddeford began to experience an intense level of immigration, first of Irish and other west European workers; then later French-Canadian, east and…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - III. An undercurrent of danger: Colonial Biddeford

… property in 1716-7 around the falls, and Scots-Irish immigrants arrived in greater numbers throughout the 1740's.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Thieves in Bangor, ca. 1865

… Martin often made disparaging remarks about Irish immigrants. His comments are among those in several sections of the Scrap & Sketch Book that…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 534-603

… as assistant assessor for Ward 6 where many Irish immigrants lived, worked for Thomas A. White; and then opened his own shop.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 6, pages 97-113

… pages 97-113 Topics and personalities include: Irish immigrants Brig. Gen. Plaisted Col. Israel B. Norcross Capt. John B. Nickels Co.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Artists and Inventors of Biddeford

… of people from other cultures, such as the Irish and French-Canadians, plus the successful manufacturing at the many mills, combined to foster a…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - 1940 to Present Day

… settlers in the late 18th century, some to Scotch Irish immigrants arriving in the 19th century, some to Finnish ancestors arriving in the early…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrapbook 3: 1867-

Martin is especially critical of Irish immigrants and Catholics, convinced that they were being led by "rum sellers" and others to vote against their…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 3 of 3

… to come to Biddeford--the story goes that the Irish blocked the Bradbury Bridge and the French blocked the Main Street Bridge; both groups were…

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McArthur Public Library

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