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Item 7901

Title: Authors group lithograph, 1883

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1883

Media: Lithograph

Item 10593

Title: Game of Authors playing cards

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Portland; Cambridge; Portland; Cambridge

Media: Paper

Item 10594

Title: Game of Authors playing card

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Portland; Cambridge; Portland; Cambridge

Media: Paper

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Exhibit

Harriett Beecher Stowe, ca. 1890

Writing Women

Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.

Exhibit

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1843

Picturing Henry

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's popularity in the 19th century is reflected by the number of images of him -- in a variety of media -- that were produced and reproduced, some to go with published works of his, but many to be sold to the public on cards and postcards.

Exhibit

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1829

Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.