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Item 12929

Theatrical performance in Clark Hall, Caribou

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Caribou

Media: Photographic print

Item 31192

Playbook used by the Thursday Club, Biddeford, 1930

Contributed by: Biddeford Historical Society

Date: 1930-02-27

Location: Biddeford

Media: Ink on paper

Item 9477

Summer masquerade, Squirrel Island, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: circa 1920

Location: Southport

Media: Photographic print

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Item 37301

141-145 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William J Dennis

Use: Store

Item 89335

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

Owner in 1924: Beatrice B. McGregor

Use: Summer Dwelling

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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.


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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.


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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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Clyde Torrey, Swan's Island, ca. 1970

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders At Play

Family members would not only learn how to play the piano but many people could also play a guitar, an accordion or a fiddle.

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Three skaters at the Quarry Pond, Swans Island, 1949

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Playing at the pond

Playing at the pond Although Baird's Quarry was kept drained during its working seasons, once operations closed down for the winter it was always…

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J. J. Salvas and Franco actors, Biddeford, ca. 1925

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Joseph Jovite Salvas

… by each director, having to memorize lines in French from three plays at a time, and sometimes performing fifteen plays in a single season.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 12 View All


Growing up in Lewiston

by Kathy Becvar

Growing up in Lewiston in the 1960s and 1970s.


Being a woman Union member was a challenge in the paper mill

by Cindy Bennett

I worked in the paper mills and for the Union during the 1987 strike.


First night on the pulp pile at zero degrees, to mill foreman

by Arthur Benedetto

I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers