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Historical Items (2185)  |  Tax Records (2)  |  Exhibits (58)  |  Sites (93)  | 

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Item 9268

Title: Lewiston Public Library, Lewiston, ca. 1974

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1974

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 9267

Title: Lewiston Public Library, Lewiston, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1960

Location: Lewiston

Media: Postcard

Item 62797

Title: Public Library 50th Anniversary poster, Waterville, 1955

Contributed by: Waterville Public Library

Date: circa 1955

Location: Waterville

Media: Ink on paper, Poster

Tax Records Showing 2 of 2 View All

Item 38570

Address: 451-461 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Estate of Mary J.E. Clapp

Use: Stores & Offices

Item 38981

Address: Assessor's Record, 619-623 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: City of Portland

Use: Public Library

Exhibits Showing 3 of 58 View All

Exhibit

Cary Library, Houlton, 1904

Educating Oneself: Carnegie Libraries

Industrialist Andrew Carnegie gave grants for 20 libraries in Maine between 1897 and 1912, specifying that the town own the land, set aside funds for maintenance, have room to expand -- and offer library services at no charge.

Exhibit

Portland letter carriers, December 1926

The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.

Exhibit

Rosamond Weston Eddy bookplate, ca. 1925

Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

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Site

Cony High School, Augusta, ca. 1935

Boston Public Library

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Site

Civil War soldier's letter home, Oct. 1861

Fort Kent Public Library

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Site

Original Boy Scout troop, Brewer, 1909

Brewer Public Library

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