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We invite you explore these migration stories, which incorporate the Waterville family photograph collections donated to Special Collections at Colby College. Therese Martin Small\’s collection was the first to arrive at Colby, in the summer of 2015, followed by the Picher/LaVerdiere family collection and the Levine family collection in 2016. This feature of the Project\’s website was developed in the spring of 2017 by McKayla Blanch (Colby \’17).

Therese Martin Small Why did Therese move back to her childhood home in Waterville?

Gidéon LaVerdiere How did Gidéon support a family of ten in a new country?

William R. Levine How did the Levines establish a successful business in Waterville?