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Item 14808

Title: 'Harper's Young People,' December 7, 1880

Contributed by: South Portland Public Library

Date: 1880-12-07

Location: South Portland

Media: Newspaper

Item 74452

Title: 'Harper's New Graded Copy Books,' 1885

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1885

Media: ink on paper

Item 74150

Title: 'Manual of Penmanship,' 1887

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Media: ink on paper

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Item 37173

Address: Assessor's Record, 40 Colonial Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles B Harper

Use: Garage

Item 37172

Address: 40 Colonial Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles B Harper

Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Office

Item 76961

Address: 12-14 Stone Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: L. D. Harper

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 6 View All


Good Will Farm roundel, Fairfield, 1918

George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.


Shaylor's 'Compendium of Penmanship,' ca. 1900

Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.


George Washington at Monmouth

A Soldier's Declaration of Independence

William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.

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Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.