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Item 99401

Title: Burning of the Washington and Alfred Street Tenement, Biddeford, 1973

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1973-11-23

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photograph

Item 99399

Title: Burning of the Hooper Street Tenements, Biddeford, 1963

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1963-04-20

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photograph

Item 79979

Title: Waldo Street, Rumford, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Rumford

Media: photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 5 View All

Item 85691

Address: Deering Loan and Building Association property, W. side Island Avenue to Shore, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Deering Loan and Building Association

Use: Tenements

Item 85895

Address: 167-169 Woodford Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harris M. Geller

Use: Tenements

Item 88174

Address: Maggie B. Johnstone Heirs property, W. Side Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maggie B. Johnstone Heirs

Use: Tenements and Stores

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Exhibit

Camp Tekakwitha brochure, Leeds, ca. 1940

From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

Sites Showing 3 of 5 View All

Site

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.

Site

Report of the Selectmen of the Town of Dover, 1866-1867

Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society

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

Site

Champlain's map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, 1605

Biddeford History & Heritage Project

Highlights of Biddeford history presented by McArthur Public Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and Biddeford High School’s Project ASPIRE class. The site explores shipbuilding, the Civil War homefront, women’s clubs, influential residents, and some of the city’s famous artists and inventors.