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Item 13285

Sunday School class, Westbrook, 1889

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1889 Location: Westbrook Media: Photographic print

Item 31054

William Phineas Fisher, Brunswick, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 7607

Rev. John Sawyer letter on Indian Mission, Bangor, 1811

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1811-01-27 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

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Chinese in Maine

In 1857, when Daniel Cough left Amoy Island, China, as a stowaway on a sailing ship from Mt. Desert Island he was on his way into history as the first Chinese person to make his home in Maine. He was soon followed by a cigar maker and a tea merchant who settled in Portland and then by many more Chinese men who spread all over Maine working mostly as laundrymen.


John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.


In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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Eliot Baha'i Archives

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