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Item 18349

Title: Miss Maine, 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1926

Location: Portland; Calais

Media: Glass negative

Item 12857

Title: Salvage Shop, Portland, 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1926

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 20317

Title: Mail truck, Portland, 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1926

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 6 View All

Item 82388

Address: Jewett property, Oak Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Geneva R. Jewett

Use: Shed

Item 32108

Address: Assessor's Record, 100-102 Allen Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Rose Low

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 33101

Address: 93-99 Bancroft Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Hancock Realty Company

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 80 View All


 Capt. MacMillan's departure, Wiscasset, 1925

Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.


Game wardens, Raymond, ca. 1920

Raising Fish

Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.


Jewett corn label, Norridgewock, ca. 1920

Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.

Sites Showing 3 of 23 View All


Store and Post Office, Surry, 1924

Surry Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.


Sorting gap, North Lincoln, 1910

Lincoln, Maine

The history of a long-time mill town as depicted by seventh and eighth grade students at Mattanawcook Junior High School, with help from Lincoln Historical Society and Lincoln Memorial Library. The site includes exhibits on the paper industry, founding fathers, wartime Lincoln, Main Street, influential institutions, and communication and transportation.