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Item 77736

Title: Ether Shepley to son G. F. Shepley, St. Louis, 1869

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1869

Location: Portland; St. Louis

Media: Ink on paper

Item 100954

Title: Annie Martin Snow casket, Bangor, 1889

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum

Date: 1889

Location: Bangor

Media: Ink and watercolor on paper

Item 100329

Title: Eunice Sewall to sister on school, Choctaw County, Alabama, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863-12-11

Media: Ink on paper

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Hermann Kotzschmar, Portland, ca. 1850

The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.


Elise Fellows White, Skowhegan, ca. 1910

Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.


E.T. Burrowes Co., Portland, ca. 1923

Working Women of the Old Port

Women at the turn of the 20th century were increasingly involved in paid work outside the home. For wage-earning women in the Old Port section of Portland, the jobs ranged from canning fish and vegetables to setting type. A study done in 1907 found many women did not earn living wages.

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Dock Square and Trolley Tracks, Kennebunkport, ca. 1900

Kennebunkport Historical Society

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Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.


Adam Simpson Green, Colby College, 1887

Colby College Special Collections

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