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Item 14808

Title: '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

Title: People of East Fryeburg

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Photograph

Item 22570

Title: George Winfield Akeley, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: circa 1945

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Photograph

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Item 35938

Address: 36-38 Casco Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Fannie B Weislander

Use: Dwelling - Two Family and Store

Item 35939

Address: 36-38 Casco Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Fannie B. Weislander

Use: Store Building

Item 36663

Address: 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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John A. Conway, Portland, ca. 1890

Maine Irish Heritage Center

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


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.


Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History

The history of a town bordered by the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers as depicted by students from Skowhegan Area Middle School working in close proximity with members of the Skowhegan Historical Society. Exhibits include the Skowhegan Island, farming, log drives, Benedict Arnold’s March, early settlement, Bloomfield Academy, Lakewood Theater, and the Abenakis.

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Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone

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


What Maine Means to Me

by Nicolette B. Meister

How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.


Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote

by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life