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Item 79611

Mexico Corner ca. 1915

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Mexico

Media: Photographic print

Item 79425

Village Shop, Mexico, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Tammy Schmersal Burgess through Mexico Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Mexico

Media: Photographic print

Item 79437

Charles Stanley Sons Market, Mexico, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Mexico

Media: Photographic print

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Main Street, Bar Harbor, ca. 1910

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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Khadija Guled, Portland, 2009

400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people—the Wabanaki—permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

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.

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Mexico Corner  ca. 1915

Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico Corner

1915Item Contributed byMexico Historical Society Mexico Corner in early years was mainly a farming community with Curtis Howe operating the first…

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Abbott School, Mexico, ca. 1930

Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 3 of 3

Post offices were established at Mexico Corner, Hale, and Ridlonville. Mexico currently has a town manager form of government with five selectmen…

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Porter Covered Bridge, 1870

Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 2 of 3

… first chosen selectman and settled one mile from Mexico Corner on Harlow Hill. Harlow Hill was named for Thomas Harlow, a farmer and the appointed…

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Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


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