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Historical Items Showing 3 of 18 View All

Item 18173

Title: Maine Baking Delivery Trucks, Auburn, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1940

Location: Auburn

Media: Photograph

Item 79720

Title: Maine Baking Company Advertisement, Auburn, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1940

Location: Auburn

Media: Photograph

Item 79722

Title: Maine Baking Company, Auburn, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1940

Location: Auburn

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 8 View All

Item 60335

Address: 28-34 Larch Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John J. Nissen Baking Company

Use: Factory

Item 60336

Address: 28-34 Larch Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John J. Nissen Baking Company

Use: Factory

Item 84024

Address: Assessor's Record, 59-61 Washington Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John J. Nissen Baking Company

Use: Factory

Exhibits Showing 3 of 6 View All

Exhibit

Soldiers, North Yarmouth, 1942

Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.

Exhibit

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Exhibit

Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Site

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.

Site

Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Blue Hill, Maine

The history of a small, but vibrant, Downeast village as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include Blue Hill Historical Society, Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Consolidated School, George Stevens Academy, the Bay School, and the Jonathan Fisher House. Some of the topics covered include the arts, Jonathan Fisher, the Blue Hill Fair, Rusticators, the Civil War, education, and shipbuilding.

Site

Bridge Under Construction at East New Portland November 29th, 1923

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

A multi-village history of this western Maine town as created by students and teachers from MSAD #74, the New Portland Community Library, and the New Portland Historical Society. Exhibits are divided into sections examining North New Portland Village, East New Portland Village, and West New Portland Village.