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Item 14808

'Harper's Young People,' December 7, 1880

Contributed by: An individual through South Portland Public Library

Date: 1880-12-07

Location: South Portland

Media: Newspaper

Item 17068

People of East Fryeburg

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Photographic print

Item 23410

Wabanaki people escort Gov. Milliken Portland, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1920

Location: Portland

Media: Glass Negative

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Item 35938

36-38 Casco Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Fannie B Weislander

Use: Dwelling - Two Family and Store

Item 35939

36-38 Casco Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Fannie B. Weislander

Use: Store Building

Item 36663

57-59 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Margaret R McDonald

Use: Dwelling & Store

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Governor Baxter and His Dog, ca. 1921

People, Pets & Portraits

Informal family photos often include family pets -- but formal, studio portraits and paintings also often feature one person and one pet, in formal attire and pose.


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Child's chair with portrait, Portland, 1908

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.


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Third phase, burning of Old South Church, Bath, 1854

Irish Immigrants in Nineteenth Century Maine

With the popularity of all things Irish in modern America, many people have forgotten the difficulties faced by nineteenth century Irish immigrants.

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Guilford, Maine - PEOPLE

PEOPLE History of People by: Piscataquis Community Middle School 8th Grade Students Robert Low Jr. Guilford Moses Low Robert Low, Jr.

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John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

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1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - People

People Since its founding, Farmington has been the home to strong, creative, and talented citizens who have shaped the history of the area, the…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 44 View All


Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service

by Jim Barrows

A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.


Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s


I feel like there will always be a need for Paper

by Patricia Richards

The Paper Industry is very important to people in the Jay, Livermore Falls, and Rumford areas.