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Category: People, Italian Americans

Historical Items

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Item 21493

Alice Marion Broggi, Sanford

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1904 Location: Sanford Media: Print from glass negative

Item 21494

Alice Marion (Broggi) McCarthy, Sanford

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1924 Location: Sanford Media: Print from glass negative

Item 82178

S. Louis Carbone, Boothbay Harbor, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Boothbay Harbor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Becoming @ham_italian
by anonymous

@ham_italian is an Instagram account I created that celebrates the Maine ham Italian sandwich

Story

First night on the pulp pile at zero degrees, to mill foreman
by Arthur Benedetto

I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers

Story

My Italian grandparents and visiting their homeland
by Sherry Judd

A story about my Italian ancestors in Maine and how I found my family in Italy.