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Item 81549

Sullivan High School baccalaureate service, Berwick, 1901

Contributed by: Berwick Historical Society

Date: 1901

Location: Berwick

Media: Photographic print

Item 98683

Alice Lucas, High School Graduation, Canton, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Canton

Media: Photographic print

Item 12266

Interior view of Clark's Hall, Caribou, 1902

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: 1902

Location: Caribou

Media: Photographic print

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Camp Tekakwitha brochure, Leeds, ca. 1940

From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

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Blue Hill Academy graduates, 1894

Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."