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Item 7085

Parade of elephants in Lewiston

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Lewiston

Media: phototransparency

Item 8174

Circus parade, Ashland, 1917

Contributed by: University of Maine at Presque Isle Library

Date: 1917

Location: Ashland

Media: Photographic print

Item 75089

Perry's Nut House elephant, Belfast, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1938

Location: Belfast

Media: linen texture postcard

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'Yes, I'll Try a Pair' cartoon, 1964

Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.


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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Main Street through "the village," Strong, ca. 1890

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Porter Family

… built in the area where the gas pumps at White Elephant are located today. That home later became the Hotel Strong.

Site Page

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Education

The building itself “proved to be a white elephant”. It was converted to a hotel, which was never very prosperous.

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We will remember

by Sam Kelley

My service in the Vietnam War