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Item 76133

Horatio Jose on Portland business opportunities, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863

Location: Portland; New Orleans; Boston; Worcester

Media: Ink on paper

Item 102601

Lee, Higginson & Company Belgian investment letter, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1920-01-14

Location: ME; Boston

Media: Ink on Paper

Item 76504

H. Jose to Brig. Gen. Shepley on Portland business, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863

Location: Portland; New Orleans; Mobile

Media: Ink on paper

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Indian Land Claims settlement, 1980

Land Claims, Economic Opportunities?

The landmark 1980 Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act provided $81.6 million to Maine Indians for economic development, land purchase and other purposes. The money and increased land holdings, however, have not solved economic and employment issues for Maine Indians.

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Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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After the Theatre, Riverton Park, ca. 1905

History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

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Scenic view of Patten Bay, Surry, ca. 1960

Surry by the Bay - Late Twentieth Century

… the school and after that, the town continued to invest in programs and facilities to benefit their citizens, including the athletic field and…

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First Universalist Church, Biddeford, 1955

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VIII. Changing course and new beginnings (1955-Present) - Page 2 of 2

… shopping parks on the western end of town, and investments in new schools have been made. The former mill buildings are slowly being refinished and…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Meet Blue Hill's Project Team

… commitment to serving the area's small towns and invested in meeting the needs of each student. The Academy offers a challenging, comprehensive…