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Historical Items Showing 3 of 3870 View All

Item 10879

Title: Silas W. Taber's business card, c. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Houlton

Media: Businss card

Item 76133

Title: Horatio Jose on Portland business opportunities, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863-11-09

Location: Portland; New Orleans; Boston; Worcester

Media: Ink on paper

Item 35712

Title: W.H. Hobbs letter on business college, Bangor, 1866

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1866-05-30

Location: Bangor

Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 836 View All

Item 54489

Address: Assessor's Record, 293 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Hersey Corporation

Use: Vulcanizing Room

Item 54512

Address: Assessor's Record, 343-349 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Miles B. Mank Motor Car Company

Use: Oil House

Item 54513

Address: Assessor's Record, 343-349 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Miles B. Mank Motor Car Company

Use: Runway

Exhibits Showing 3 of 94 View All

Exhibit

Friendship Harbor and the steamboat landing, ca. 1910

Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

Exhibit

473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

Exhibit

Taber wagon with horses and farm laborers, ca. 1910

Taber Wagon

The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community

Sites Showing 3 of 59 View All

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

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.

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.