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Historical Items

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Item 82132

Westbrook Star Laundry, Westbrook, ca. 1934

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library Date: circa 1934 Location: Westbrook Media: Photographic print

Item 10366

Dogon Goon in U.S. Army uniform, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1918 Location: Portland Media: Photoprint

Exhibits

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 1 of 3

Emily Manchester operated a hand laundry business in the back of her home. She employed several workers to wash and iron the rusticators' clothing.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

Insurance representatives, laundries, express service, boat yards, livery stables and blacksmith shops were all present and island-based.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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