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Item 11766

Title: Tiananmen Square Protests, Portland, 1989

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1989

Location: Portland; Beijing

Media: Photographic print

Item 12576

Title: Student strike, Colby College, 1970

Contributed by: Colby College Special Collections

Date: circa 1970

Location: Waterville

Media: Photograph

Item 11450

Title: Potato protest, Mapleton, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1982-12-15

Location: Mapleton

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 2 of 2 View All

Item 38168

Address: 277 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Paul's Parish of Protestant Episcopal Church

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 38169

Address: Assessor's Record, 277 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Paul's Parish of Protestant Episcopal Church

Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Garage/Storage

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Exhibit

Student strike, Colby College, 1970

Protests

Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.

Exhibit

Civil War post office scroll, 1862-1864

Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.

Exhibit

Maine Yankee, Wiscasset, 1987

Nuclear Energy for Maine?

Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Wiscasset generated electricity from 1972 until 1996. Activists concerned about the plant's safety led three unsuccessful referendum campaigns in the 1980s to shut it down.