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Item 100157

Swasey advertising blotter, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 25580

Biddeford High School Exhibition Advertisement, ca. 1900

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1852

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Item 33667

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

335-341 Allen Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles L Hayes

Style: Vernacular

Use: Dwelling & Store

Item 63148

56-60 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: David Shwartz & Sons, Inc.

Use: Store Building

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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.

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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.

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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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Hotel Willows, Farmington, ca. 1910

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Hotel Willows, Farmington, ca. 1910

This shows the Hotel Willows in landscaped setting, and provides details of the Willows amenities as well as the glories of Farmington. The card…

Site Page

Offer for war battle images, Houlton, ca. 1862

Maine and the Civil War - Offer for war battle images, Houlton, ca. 1862

… and Art Museum Description A poster advertises the Pierce Brothers' Civil War stereoscopticon images depicting scenes from the war.

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SEE NOTES

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - SEE NOTES "John Bunyon's Dream Story". Publishers promotional postcard. 1913.

… Farmington Public Library Description Advertisement postcard for a children's book "John Bunyon's Dream Book: the Pilgrim's progress…