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Historical Items

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Item 12095

Seed potato display, Houlton, 1912

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1912 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 74761

'Yankee Ingenuity' brochure, 1980

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1980 Media: Ink on paper

Item 14741

Tri Winner Brand potato bag, Caribou, c. 1960

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1960 Location: Caribou Media: paper

Tax Records

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Item 62194

30 Market Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Morris Hugo Use: Dwelling & Store

Item 62195

32 Market Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Morris Hugo Use: Dwelling & Machine Shop

Item 62196

34-36 Market Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Rose Diamon Use: Shop - Meat


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Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper. 


Sylvan Site: A Model Development

Frederick Wheeler Hinckley, a Portland lawyer and politician, had grand visions of a 200-home development when he began the Sylvan Site in South Portland in 1917. The stock market crash in 1929 put a halt to his plans, but by then he had built 37, no two of which were alike.


Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Eddie's Market

Eddie's Market Text by Elizabeth and Kailey, students at Presque Isle Middle School Edited by Presque Isle Historical Society X X Eddie…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Market Hall, Bangor, 1846

Market Hall, Bangor, 1846 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor drew…

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Historic Hallowell - Henry Pope Clearwater Ph.D.~ Patient Medicine Mass Marketer

… Pope Clearwater Ph.D.~ Patient Medicine Mass Marketer Dr. Henry ClearwaterItem Contributed byHubbard Free Library Henry P.

My Maine Stories

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The stories my parents told
by Henry Gartley

Stories from my immigrant parents, WWII, and my love of history.


Peter Spanos fled the genocide in Turkey to Maine
by anonymous

Peter Spanos fled the Greek genocide in Smyrna in 1922, coming to Maine to work as a fruit peddler


Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old
by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s