Keywords: Barber Shop
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Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society
Media: Kodachrome slide
Contributed by: Northeast Harbor Library
Date: circa 1930
Location: Northeast Harbor
Media: Photographic print
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Owner in 1924: John J Devine
Use: Store & Storage
Owner in 1924: Charles L Hayes
Use: Barber Shop
Owner in 1924: Devisees of James Cunningham
Use: Store & Barber Shop
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.
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.
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.
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… 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.
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.
Around 1934, Peter sold his barber chair after finding that the clothing business was becoming more successful.