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Item 82348

Balance scale arms, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Great Cranberry Island Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Cranberry Isles

Media: Metal

Item 18333

Balance Rock and Bar Island, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard, souvenir viewbook

Item 66389

Balance Rock, Camden, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1935

Location: Camden

Media: Linen texture postcard

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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.


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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.


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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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Mayor Louis B. Lausier at a union dinner, Biddeford, 1950

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962)

… others believed that this, coupled with his determination to balance the books, resulted in disregard for other ethnic groups and the poor.

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Skiers, New Sweden, ca. 1935

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - New Sweden Athletic Club

… because the longer side was used for adding balance. Another thing that the loner ski was used for is that it helped going through the big drifts…

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Dr. John Hubbard Jr., Hallowell, ca. 1850

Historic Hallowell - Dr. John Hubbard

Dr Hubbard's balance.Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library Dr. Hubbard's Office is a Historic Hallowell gem.

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Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by

by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.


Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey