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Item 31573

Flooding in Berdan's Antique Shop, Hallowell, 1987

Contributed by: Sumner A. Webber, Sr. through Hubbard Free Library

Date: 1987-04-01

Location: Hallowell

Media: Photographic print

Item 98767

Lower Weld Street, Dixfield, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1945

Location: Dixfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 80500

Intersection of Main Street and Weld Street, Dixfield, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Dixfield

Media: Photographic print

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Item 70643

Assessor's Record, 88-90 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Estate of John Sullivan

Use: Shop - Antique

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Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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Khadija Guled, Portland, 2009

400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most contentious topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people—the Wabanaki—permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Flooding in Berdan's Antique Shop, Hallowell, 1987

Historic Hallowell - MyAlbum-3

MyAlbum-3 Flooding in Berdan's Antique Shop, Hallowell, 1987 Item 31573 infoHubbard Free Library

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SE Corner, Maine State Prison, Thomaston, Maine 2005

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Prison leaves Thomaston - 2002

… By the 21st century, the prison was again quite antiquated. A new larger facility was built in the neighboring town of Warren, and prisoners were…

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View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay - Welcome

… photographs and artifacts, transcribed several antiquated documents, and learned how to carefully handle and photograph historical objects.