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Item 33846

Title: Biddeford and Saco downtowns, ca. 1870

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1870

Location: Biddeford; Saco

Media: Ink on paper

Item 82328

Title: Fire, Ellsworth, 1933

Contributed by: Ellsworth Public Library

Date: 1933-05-07

Location: Ellsworth

Media: Postcard

Item 82329

Title: Hancock Street, Ellsworth, 1933

Contributed by: Ellsworth Public Library

Date: 1933-05-08

Location: Ellsworth

Media: postcard

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Item 35772

Address: 40 Brown Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frederick N. Dow

Style: Vernacular Victorian

Use: Apartments

Item 35773

Address: Assessor's Record, 42 Brown Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frederick N. Dow

Use: Apartments

Item 35776

Address: Assessor's Record, 44 Brown Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frederick N. Dow

Use: Apartments

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Olson-Oberg aerial wedding, Caribou, 1930

A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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Cut in Williams Quarry, Rockland, ca. 1875

Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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Main Street, Bar Harbor, ca. 1910

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

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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Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.

Site

Hermann Kotzschmar, Portland, ca. 1895

Portland Public Library

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Site

Jewelry Box

Abbe Museum

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Story

Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone


A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s