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Item 22534

Title: Remarkable Old Men of Alfred, 1903

Contributed by: Alfred Historical Society

Date: 1903-06-26

Location: Alfred

Media: Photograph

Item 22108

Title: Men working on nets, Southwest Harbor, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1940

Location: Southwest Harbor

Media: Photograph

Item 1476

Title: Improved Order of Red Men badge, Sanford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Sanford

Media: Silk

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Item 45335

Address: Assessor's Record, 131-133 Danforth Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Home for Aged Men

Use: Stable

Item 45336

Address: Assessor's Record, 131-133 Danforth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Home for Aged Men

Use: Garage

Item 46241

Address: 127-129 Danforth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Home for Aged Men

Use: Dwelling - Two family

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CCC crew and trucks, Alfred, ca. 1933

Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.


Anti-suffrage stamps, 1918

Debates Over Suffrage

While numerous Mainers worked for and against woman suffrage in the state in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some also worked on the national level, seeking a federal amendment to allow women the right to vote


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.

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Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.


Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.