Carrying Home

Carrying home, Portland, 2017

Carrying home, Portland, 2017
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Maine Historical Society

In the past and in 2017, immigrants have made hard choices about what they will leave behind and what they will bring with them to their new life.

Items immigrants brought with them are things that are important enough to pack in limited luggage space, to remind them of the home they were leaving, and to help them create a new home in Maine.

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