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Item 26446

Good Will boys hoeing, Fairfield, ca. 1915

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1915

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 23733

Boy Scouts, Falmouth Foreside, 1921

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1921

Location: Falmouth

Media: Glass Negative

Item 55054

Good Will boys loading wood, Fairfield, ca. 1930

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1930

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

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Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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Arbor Day, St. Agatha, 1923

A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

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Hannah Pierce, Baldwin, ca. 1860

Independence and Challenges: The Life of Hannah Pierce

Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.

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MMN Image 34528

Historic Hallowell - The Cyclone of 1895

Chores were done, work was completed. The people of Hallowell never suspected anything like this to disrupt their day.

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MMN Image 34528

Historic Hallowell - The Cyclone of 1895

Chores were done, work was completed. The people of Hallowell never suspected anything like this to disrupt their day.

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Jasper Beckwith Spraying Potatoes, Presque Isle, 1940

Presque Isle: The Star City - Jasper Beckwith Spraying Potatoes, Presque Isle, 1940

… Horses were still used in 1940 for many farm chores. Here is shown a type of sprayer that appears to power the pump off the wheels.

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII