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Historical Items

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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

Tax Records

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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

Exhibits

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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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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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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.

Site Pages

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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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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

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Seeds of Renewal
by Dr. Fred Wiseman

Wabanaki people have always been great cultivators and agriculturalists

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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

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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.