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Contributed by: McArthur Public Library
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: South Portland Public Library
Media: ink on paper
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.
Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.
At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.
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… Illustrations: Residences
… Illustrations: Events
… Illustrations: Businesses
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by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office
Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland
by Nicolette B. Meister
How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.