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Item 35254

Title: John S. H. Fogg, Boston, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Location: Boston

Media: Photograph; Ink on paper

Item 67325

Title: 'USS Braine,' Boston Navy Yard, 1945

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston

Date: 1945

Location: Boston

Media: Photograph

Item 37047

Title: Mr. Goddard, Boston, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1860

Location: Boston

Media: Ambrotype

Tax Records Showing 3 of 13 View All

Item 40334

Address: Assessor's Record, 1436 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Royal Boston

Use: Garage

Item 40333

Address: 1436 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Royal Boston

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 86109

Address: 360-366 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Boston and Maine Railroad

Use: Storage

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Exhibit

Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Exhibit

John Poor, Portland, ca. 1860

J.A. Poor and the Portland-Montreal Connection

John A. Poor's determination in 1845 to bring rail service to Maine and to make Portland the winter port for Montreal, along with the steel foundry he started to build locomotives and many other products, helped boost the economy of Portland the state.

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Site

Cony High School, Augusta, ca. 1935

Boston Public Library

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Site

Quoddy Village, 1936

National Archives at Boston

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Site

Portrait of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881

Bowdoin College Museum of Art

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