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Item 36594

Title: White Church, Biddeford, ca. 1894

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1894

Location: Biddeford

Media: photographic print

Item 13308

Title: Henry Hinsdale letter on Indians, abolition, New York, 1841

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1841-11-02

Location: North Fairfield; Paris

Media: Ink on paper

Item 99276

Title: Lucretia Sewall to husband about dental issues, abolition, Portland, 1838

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1838-04-08

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Reuben Ruby hack ad, Portland, 1834

Reuben Ruby: Hackman, Activist

Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.

Exhibit

Henry Thurston Clark trunk, ca. 1872

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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Site

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.