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Keywords: Augusta

Historical Items

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Item 11886

Cony High School, Augusta, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Augusta Media: Postcard

Item 66104

Cony High School, Augusta, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1935 Location: Augusta Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 100378

Views of Augusta, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Lithgow Public Library Date: circa 1906 Location: Augusta Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 87290

72 Wordsworth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Augusta M Rosenwald Use: Garage

Item 99253

8 Portland Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Augusta H. Meaher Use: Dwelling

Item 33037

Assessor's Record, 134-144 Bradley Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Augusta C Anderson Use: Garage

Exhibits

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Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.

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Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.

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Land Claims, Economic Opportunities?

The landmark 1980 Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act provided $81.6 million to Maine Indians for economic development, land purchase and other purposes. The money and increased land holdings, however, have not solved economic and employment issues for Maine Indians.

Site Pages

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Lithgow Public Library

45 Winthrop Street Augusta, ME 04330 (207) 626-2415 [url=http://www.lithgow.lib.me.us/WordPress/]Click here to visit Lithgow Library's…

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Maine Department of Transportation

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Maine Historic Preservation Commission

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My Maine Stories

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I was a regional volunteer coordinator for the Women’s March
by Erica McNally

Erica McNally's experiences in Washington at the Women's March, 2017

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Protesters spit on me as a Vietnam Veteran
by Joseph Rocque Jr.

I will never forget the horror of seeing all the protestors greeting my plane returning from Vietnam

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A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.