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Item 11886

Cony High School, Augusta

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

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 Showing 3 of 14 View All

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

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Civil Defense Week End poster, 1958

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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Shaylor's 'Compendium of Penmanship,' ca. 1900

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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Indian Land Claims settlement, 1980

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.

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Site

Westport Ferry Arriving at Wiscasset, 1941

Maine Department of Transportation

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Site

Men's cottage, Maine State Sanatorium, Hebron, ca. 1905

Maine Historic Preservation Commission

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My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

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

Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail

by George A Smith


Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.