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Item 12245

Title: U.S. Bicentennial Celebration, Brunswick, 1976

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: 1976-07-04

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photograph, print

Item 6002

Title: Gardiner coliseum, 1899

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1899

Location: Gardiner

Media: Photograph

Item 15842

Title: Centennial Celebration, Eliot, 1910

Contributed by: William Fogg Library

Date: 1910

Location: Eliot

Media: Postcard

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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.


St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.


Portland letter carriers, December 1926

The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.

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Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.


Main Street, West New Portland, circa 1940

New Portland Historical Society

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Railroad Station, Fort Kent, ca. 1920

Acadian Archives

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