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Item 82348

Title: Balance scale arms, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

Date: circa 190

Location: Cranberry Isles

Media: Metal

Item 18333

Title: Balance Rock and Bar Island, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard, souvenir viewbook

Item 66389

Title: Balance Rock, Camden, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1935

Location: Camden

Media: Linen texture postcard

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Exhibit

Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

Exhibit

George French dorm room, Bates College, ca. 1901

Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.

Exhibit

Bakers and Confectioners trade banner, Portland, 1841

A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

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Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.

Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.

Site

Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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