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Historical Items Showing 3 of 3958 View All

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

Item 9267

Title: Lewiston Public Library, Lewiston, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1960

Location: Lewiston

Media: Postcard

Item 9268

Title: Lewiston Public Library, Lewiston, ca. 1974

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1974

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

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 114 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

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.

Exhibit

Erecting monument in Monument Square, Portland, 1891

Monuments to Civil War Soldiers

Maine supplied a huge number of soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War -- some 700,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.

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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

Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Blue Hill, Maine

The history of a small, but vibrant, Downeast village as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include Blue Hill Historical Society, Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Consolidated School, George Stevens Academy, the Bay School, and the Jonathan Fisher House. Some of the topics covered include the arts, Jonathan Fisher, the Blue Hill Fair, Rusticators, the Civil War, education, and shipbuilding.