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Historical Items Showing 3 of 4106 View All

Item 62797

Public Library 50th Anniversary poster, Waterville, 1955

Contributed by: Waterville Public Library

Date: 1955-09-09

Location: Waterville

Media: Ink on paper, Poster

Item 9267

Lewiston Public Library, Lewiston, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1960

Location: Lewiston

Media: Postcard

Item 9268

Lewiston Public Library, Lewiston, ca. 1974

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1974

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 43 View All

Item 38570

451-461 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

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

Use: Stores & Offices

Item 38981

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

Owner in 1924: City of Portland

Use: Public Library

Item 34398

175-177 Brackett Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Rosie Schwartz

Use: Garage, public

Exhibits Showing 3 of 126 View All

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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.

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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.

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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 70,000 -- 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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Cony High School, Augusta, ca. 1935

Boston Public Library

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Site Page

John Patten lot, Topsham, ca. 1760

City of Portland Department of Public Works

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Civil War soldier's letter home, Oct. 1861

Fort Kent Public Library

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My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

My Paper Industry career and setting up a museum

by Sherry Judd


I worked in and around the Paper Industry all my life. Now I run Maine's Paper and Heritage Museum.

Story

Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote

by Adam R. Cote


Military Service has had a deep impact my life

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne


Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima