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Item 78674

Channel Lighthouse parade model, Lubec, 1990

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1990-07-04 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 20136

Playbill, Portland, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 103128

Pour La Liberté, Fête De L'Indépendance, 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1918 Media: Ink on paper


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Fashionable Maine: early twentieth century clothing

Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.


A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.


Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

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Fryeburg Academy Archives

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Roads: From Footpaths to Super Highway

… State Legislature passed an act to create an independent state agency, the Maine Turnpike Authority, for the purpose of building a super…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

… town played an active role in the struggle for independence. After the Revolution, Maine was again the new frontier.

My Maine Stories

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Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life