Keywords: Early views
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Contributed by: Buck Memorial Library
Date: circa 1860
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library
Date: circa 1900
The Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick was a land company formed in 1714 and it set out to settle lands along the Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers in Maine.
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.
Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."
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These are a few ways that early and modern hospitals are similar. Alex Truax "How did early hospitals impact your life? Your future? Our future as a…
It was early in this pivotal time back on the island that Charles began making close friendships with many of Asticou’s summer visitors who were…
… in Northeast and Seal Harbors, perhaps as early as 1935. Charles carefully watched Mr. Rockefeller’s work on building the islands network of…
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by Doug Rawlings
Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement
by David Chessey
MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR