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Item 15852

Stores on Main Street, Sanford, Early 1900s

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society

Date: circa 1905

Location: Sanford

Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 7873

Benoit's clothing store, 1966

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1966

Media: Photoprint

Item 8734

Stores at North Waterford

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: North Waterford

Media: Postcard

Tax Records Showing 3 of 1301 View All

Item 88122

Novelty Store, W. Side Island Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edgar E. Rounds

Use: Novelty Store

Item 86349

Garage, Paint Shop, Store, Machine Shop, Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf

Use: Garage, Paint Shop, Store, Machine Shop

Item 84529

10 Bates Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John Wilkinson

Use: Store

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Atherton's Furniture, Free Street, Portland, 1938

Atherton Furniture

LeBaron Atherton's furniture empire consisted of ten stores, four of which were in Maine. The photos are reminiscent of a different era in retailing.

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Garnsey Home, Main Street, Sanford, ca 1900

A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.

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473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

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J. J. Newberry Co., Lincoln, ca. 1945

Lincoln, Maine - Solomon's Store

… Lincoln Clothing Co., Grindell’s Store, Solomon’s Store, Solomon and Grindell’s Store, Moulton’s Gun Shop, and now we know the store as House of…

Site Page

Carney's Store, Main Street Lincoln, ca. 1998

Lincoln, Maine - Carney's Store

Just like Carney’s in the past, some of the stores of today are also family stores. For example, Walmart and Marden’s also sell clothes and shoes.

Site Page

Newberry's & Osgood's stores, Main Street, ca. 1950

Lincoln, Maine - Osgood's Store

I know that store also because my grandfather was alive during the time the store was here and shopped right in this town.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 6 View All

Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail

by George A Smith


Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

Story

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

Story

Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone


A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s