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Item 76140

Ski racing legend, Sugarloaf world Cup, 1971

Contributed by: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine

Date: 1974

Location: Sugarloaf Township

Media: Photographic print

Item 12597

Letter of thanks, Portland, 1931

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1931

Location: South Portland; South Portland; South Portland; Portland; Bergen

Media: Ink on paper

Item 12598

Letter of thanks to Portland Inter-Racial Fellowship of America

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1931

Location: South Portland; Bergen; Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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Leaving the start gate at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

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Khadija Guled, Portland, 2009

400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most contentious 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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Salmon pens off Swan's Island, ca. 1990

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Salmon industry

It was purchased by a Norwegian company in 2000 and closed in 2003. Most of the pens have been dismantled and the parts have been recycled for other…

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Waiting for the first ferry run, Swan's Island, 1960

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - V. Changing times: the Swan’s Island Ferry

It was purchased by a Norwegian company in 2000 and closed in 2003. Unloading the first ferry, Swan's Island, 1960Item Contributed bySwan's…

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne


Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima