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Historical Items (481)  |  Tax Records (2)  |  Exhibits (61)  |  Sites (29)  | 

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Item 12929

Title: Theatrical performance in Clark Hall, Caribou

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Caribou

Media: Monochrome photograph

Item 31192

Title: Playbook used by the Thursday Club, Biddeford, 1930

Contributed by: Biddeford Historical Society

Date: 1930

Location: Biddeford

Media: Ink on paper

Item 9477

Title: Summer masquerade, Squirrel Island, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: circa 1920

Location: Southport

Media: Black & White Photograph

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Item 37301

Address: 141-145 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William J Dennis

Use: Store

Item 89335

Address: McGregor property, N. E. Side Brooklet Place, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Beatrice B. McGregor

Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 61 View All

Exhibit

Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Bowdoin College baseball team, ca. 1896

Summer's Favorite Game

Baseball often is called the National Pastime. For many people, baseball is encountered in the backyard and down the street, a game played by a few or the full contingent of a team.

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Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

Site

Main Street view, Milbridge

Milbridge Historical Society

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Site

Village of Somesville, ca. 1918

Mount Desert Island Historical Society

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