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Historical Items (943)  |  Tax Records (1)  |  Exhibits (39)  |  Sites (20)  | 

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Item 100157

Title: Swasey advertising blotter, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 25580

Title: Biddeford High School Exhibition Advertisement, ca. 1900

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photostat

Item 33667

Title: Shaw & Clark Sewing Machine advertisement, Biddeford, 1866

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1866

Location: Biddeford

Media: Ink on paper

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Item 32146

Address: 335-341 Allen Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles L Hayes

Style: Vernacular

Use: Dwelling & Store

Exhibits Showing 3 of 39 View All

Exhibit

Notice of Daniel Webster death, Portland, 1852

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

Exhibit

Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Exhibit

Mellie Dunham's dance band, Norway, ca. 1925

Remembering Mellie Dunham: Snowshoe Maker and Fiddler

Alanson Mellen "Mellie" Dunham and his wife Emma "Gram" Dunham were well-known musicians throughout Maine and the nation in the early decades of the 20th century. Mellie Dunham also received fame as a snowshoe maker.

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Site

Maine Central Institute

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Site

Railraod Sectionmen Spreading Ballast, Littleton, 1956

Oakfield Historical Society

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Site

Bowdoin group at Negro Island Harbor, Nova Scotia, 1891

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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