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Item 14104

Title: Brewer Public Library Reading Room

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library

Date: 1911

Location: Brewer

Media: Postcard

Item 14105

Title: Brewer Public Library - Stack Room

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library

Date: 1911

Location: Brewer

Media: Postcard

Item 62797

Title: Public Library 50th Anniversary poster, Waterville, 1955

Contributed by: Waterville Public Library

Date: circa 1955

Location: Waterville

Media: Ink on paper, Poster

Tax Records Showing 3 of 43 View All

Item 38570

Address: 451-461 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Estate of Mary J.E. Clapp

Use: Stores & Offices

Item 38981

Address: Assessor's Record, 619-623 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: City of Portland

Use: Public Library

Item 34398

Address: 175-177 Brackett Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Rosie Schwartz

Use: Garage, public

Exhibits Showing 3 of 42 View All

Exhibit

Portland letter carriers, December 1926

The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.

Exhibit

Santa relaxing, Augusta, 1980

Evergreens and a Jolly Old Elf

Santa Claus and evergreens have been common December additions to homes, schools, businesses, and other public places to America since the mid nineteenth century. They are two symbols of the Christian holiday of Christmas whose origins are unrelated to the religious meaning of the day.

Exhibit

St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

Sites Showing 3 of 30 View All

Site

Cony High School, Augusta, ca. 1935

Boston Public Library

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Site

John Patten lot, Topsham, ca. 1760

City of Portland Department of Public Works

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Site

Belfast Free Library

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