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Keywords: Small businesses

Historical Items

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Item 6598

The Small Shop, Lewiston, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 79979

Waldo Street, Rumford, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Item 51815

Barber licensing, West Lubec, 1961

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1961 Location: Lubec Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records

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Item 52734

4-8 Free Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ernest L Small Use: Store - Furniture

Item 52738

14-16 Free Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ernest L Small Use: Store & Club Rooms

Item 40190

1174 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William Lord Use: Store - Grocery

Exhibits

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Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

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Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

Exhibit

Student Exhibit: Historic Buildings on Madison Ave in Skowhegan

Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Businesses

Businesses Businesses large and small have contributed to the growth Presque Isle.

Site Page

Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 3 of 3

Instead you will find lots of small businesses, including the Guilford Bed and Breakfast. Guilford Bed and Breakfast, ca.

Site Page

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

A real estate business was established during the 1880s and was known as the Islesboro Land and Improvement Company.

My Maine Stories

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A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

Story

making light
by David Johansen

My relationship with Maine and how and why I make neon lights here.

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How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse