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Keywords: Low income housing

Historical Items

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Item 78669

Quoddy View Apartments, Lubec, 1976

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1976 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 100286

Franklin Towers, Portland, 1969

Contributed by: Portland Housing Authority through Maine Historical Society Date: 1969-09-02 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 28729

Benefit party for the Wardwell Home, Saco, 1912

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1912 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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Protests

Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - Bangor House, Bangor, ca. 1945

… been closed, sold and renovated as a home for low-income elderly people. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

Site Page

Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

Incoming cargo included coal and flour from Boston, as well as sugar, molasses, rum, guano, coffee, fruit and spices from the West Indies.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR