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Historical Items

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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

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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

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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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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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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.

Site Pages

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Telephone Museum

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

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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…

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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

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Working as a telephone operator in the 1940s
by Doris Tardy

Working as a telephone operator in 1946 was new and exciting, and challenging.

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

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

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

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