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Historical Items Showing 3 of 165 View All

Item 18054

Telephone System Model, 1912

Contributed by: Telephone Museum

Date: 1912-09-10

Location: Lewiston; Ellsworth

Media: Photographic print

Item 18050

Telephone Central Office Building, Lewiston, 1903

Contributed by: Telephone Museum

Date: 1903

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Item 18091

Switchboard operators, Lewiston, ca. 1893

Contributed by: Telephone Museum

Date: circa 1893

Location: Lewiston; Ellsworth

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 4 View All

Item 54058

41-47 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: New England Telephone Company

Use: Office & Telephone Exchange

Item 54059

Assessor's Record, 41-47 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: New England Telephone Company

Use: Office & Telephone Exchange

Item 88204

Exhibits Showing 3 of 18 View All

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Horn antenna, Andover, 1962

Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

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Park Street, Portland, 1886

Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."

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Gladys Hasty Carroll, South Berwick, 1937

Capturing Arts and Artists in the 1930s

Emmie Bailey Whitney of the Lewiston Journal Saturday Magazine and her husband, noted amateur photographer G. Herbert Whitney, captured in words and photographs the richness of Maine's arts scene during the Great Depression.

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Switchboard operators, Lewiston, ca. 1893

Telephone Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Telephone operator's building, Lincoln, ca. 1940

Lincoln, Maine - Telegraphs & Telephones

The telephone is very useful to the town of Lincoln. If it never existed, then we would probably still have a town caller and would still be writing…

Site Page

 Lillian 'Lil' Smith, telephone operator for Swan's Island, ca. 1950

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Telephone communication

Lil and her husband were the telephone operators during that time. The audio story about the island telephone system took place in the 1960s.

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

Apple Time - a vist to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall


Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR