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Item 20932

Title: State Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 20933

Title: State Street, Portland, 1886

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1886-01-28

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 12884

Title: State Street, Portland

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Portland

Media: Postcard

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Item 75748

Address: 163-165 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: State Street Congregational Church

Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Bakery

Item 75745

Address: Assessor's Record, 155-163 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: State Street Congregational Church

Use: Church

Item 75692

Address: 58-64 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: State Street Hospital

Use: Hospital

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Exhibit

Main Street, Bar Harbor, ca. 1910

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Exhibit

Chapman School patriotism, Portland, ca. 1920

"Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

Concern about immigrants and their loyalty in the post World War I era led to programs to "Americanize" them -- an effort to help them learn English and otherwise adjust to life in the United States. Clara Soule ran one such program for the Portland Public Schools, hoping it would help the immigrants be accepted.

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.

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Site

Sorting gap, North Lincoln, 1910

Lincoln, Maine

The history of a long-time mill town as depicted by seventh and eighth grade students at Mattanawcook Junior High School, with help from Lincoln Historical Society and Lincoln Memorial Library. The site includes exhibits on the paper industry, founding fathers, wartime Lincoln, Main Street, influential institutions, and communication and transportation.