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Item 1151

Suffrage lecture announcement, Belfast, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1915

Location: Belfast

Media: Ink on paper

Item 79709

Mechanics Institute Lecture Room, Rumford, 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1911-11-09

Location: Rumford

Media: booklet/ink on paper

Item 74941

Lawrance Thompson lecture announcement, Portland, 1939

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1939

Location: Portland

Media: ink on paper

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Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.


Letter from Ambrose Crane about stolen slave, 1835

Slavery's Defenders and Foes

Mainers, like residents of other states, had differing views about slavery and abolition in the early to mid decades of the 19th century. Religion and economic factors were among the considerations in determining people's leanings.


Holstein and Ayrshire bulls, Caribou Fair, ca 1922

Fair Season: Crops, Livestock, and Entertainment

Agricultural fairs, intended to promote new techniques and better farming methods, have been held since the early 19th century. Before long, entertainments were added to the educational focus of the early fairs.

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Artemus Ward, Boston, ca. 1862

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Charles A. Shaw

With Shaw as his manager, Ward gave one of his first humorous lectures at the Old City Building in 1862, and often stayed at the Shaw home.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 2, pages 27-37

… Mercury account of a Bangor Antiquarian Society lecture by Charles Lowell, which is apparently a tongue-in-cheek account of an organization that…

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Neighborhood House, Northeast Harbor

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

… throughout the year, where books, games, and lectures could be enjoyed and to this cause he gave liberally of his time and money." After the…

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Welcome home Sgt. Cunningham

by Donald C Cunningham

It was great to be back in Maine.