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Historical Items

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Item 75462

Cheney Barber Shop, Lubec, 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1975 Location: Lubec Media: Kodachrome slide

Item 79367

Haskell's Barber Shop Northeast Harbor ca. 1930

Contributed by: Northeast Harbor Library Date: circa 1930 Location: Northeast Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 64231

William B. McKeen, Strong, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1925 Location: Strong Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 37293

121-125 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John J Devine Use: Store & Storage

Item 33243

Assessor's Record, 335-341 Allen Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles L Hayes Use: Barber Shop

Item 39000

Assessor's Record, 640 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Devisees of James Cunningham Use: Store & Barber Shop

Exhibits

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Evergreens and a Jolly Old Elf

Santa Claus and evergreens have been common December additions to homes, schools, businesses, and other public places to America since the mid nineteenth century. They are two symbols of the Christian holiday of Christmas whose origins are unrelated to the religious meaning of the day.

Exhibit

Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

Exhibit

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… William Benjamin McKeen (1866-1962) was a barber in Strong for more than forty years. He is shown here on the steps of his shop ca. 1925.

Site Page

Guilford, Maine - Around Town By: Piscataquis Community Middle School Students

It later became a barber shop and then in 1865 became Guilford's first jewelry store and drug store later on. The building itself stood until 1954.

Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - Carney's Store

Around 1934, Peter sold his barber chair after finding that the clothing business was becoming more successful.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Becoming @ham_italian
by anonymous

@ham_italian is an Instagram account I created that celebrates the Maine ham Italian sandwich