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Item 101511

Title: Female mill workers on parade, Biddeford, 1933

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1933-10-29

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photograph

Item 101512

Title: Painchaud's Band parading on Main Street, Biddeford, 1933

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1933-10-29

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photograph

Item 82132

Title: Westbrook Star Laundry, Westbrook, ca. 1934

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library

Date: circa 1934

Location: Westbrook

Media: Photograph

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W. E. Chandler's Band, Kennebunkport, 1910

Strike Up the Band

Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.


Nursing students, Eastern Maine General Hospital, ca. 1898

One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.


Henry Thurston Clark trunk, ca. 1872

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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Champlain's map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, 1605

Biddeford History & Heritage Project

Highlights of Biddeford history presented by McArthur Public Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and Biddeford High School’s Project ASPIRE class. The site explores shipbuilding, the Civil War homefront, women’s clubs, influential residents, and some of the city’s famous artists and inventors.


Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


David Webber letter to Cumberland Overseers of the Poor, 1830

Cumberland & North Yarmouth

A unique two-town history. Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Historical Society, North Yarmouth Historical Society, Skyline Farm, and Greely Middle School partnered to tell the story of how Cumberland and North Yarmouth were originally part of the same community. Libraries, the Civil War, pauper laws, main streets, local industries, and Skyline Farm are some of the topics covered on the site.