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Historical Items (215)  |  Tax Records (38)  |  Exhibits (25)  |  Sites (15)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 215 View All

Item 78837

Title: Mechanics Institute of Rumford, ca. 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1911

Location: Rumford

Media: black and white photograph

Item 79386

Title: Mechanics Institute Officers, Rumford, 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1911-11-09

Location: Rumford

Media: booklet/ink on paper

Item 79711

Title: Lounging Room, Mechanics Institute, Rumford, 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1911-11-09

Location: Rumford

Media: booklet/ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 38 View All

Item 38597

Address: 517-519 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Charitable Mechanics Association

Use: Stores & Offices

Item 62622

Address: 46 Mechanic Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stuart O. Symonds

Use: Apartments

Item 54068

Address: 14 Mechanic Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Female Prov. Association

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 25 View All

Exhibit

Bakers and Confectioners trade banner, Portland, 1841

A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

Exhibit

Shoe valentine

Valentines

Valentines Day cards have long been a way to express feelings of romance or love for family or friends. These early Valentines Day cards suggest the ways in which the expression of those sentiments has changed over time.

Exhibit

Writing on the board, North School, c. 1915

Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

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Site

Elmer E. Rowe carriage, ca. 1900

Ellsworth Public Library

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Site

Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.