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Item 6387

Bucksport waterfront

Contributed by: Buck Memorial Library

Date: circa 1860

Location: Bucksport

Media: Photographic print

Item 7168

Downtown Lewiston, early 1900s

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Lewiston

Media: phototransparency

Item 6571

Pleasant Street, Richmond

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Richmond

Media: Photographic print

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Map of J. Robinson lot, Topsham, 1761

Settling along the Androscoggin and Kennebec

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.

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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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Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

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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Lincoln, Maine - Other Early Hospitals

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…

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Asticou Inn, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1925

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 2 of 6

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…

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Dedication of Joseph H. Curtis Memorial, Northeast Harbor, 1933

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 5 of 6

… 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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How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine

by Doug Rawlings


Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR