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Category: Social Movements & Services, Clubs & societies, Women

Historical Items

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Item 6027

Adelphiah Club, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Media: Photographic print

Item 12575

Business and Professional Women at Grand Trunk station, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1925-07-13 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 12582

Business women's convention, Portland, 1925

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

Exhibits

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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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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Tate House Museum

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