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Item 7919

Mystery Can you identify the man with the autoharp?

Cadet training camp musician, Harpswell, 1896

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1896

Location: Harpswell

Media: Photoprint

Item 7159

Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1890

Location: Lewiston

Media: phototransparency

Item 99331

Kemp Family Singers broadside, Leeds, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Elaine Kemp Bragdon through Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Location: Leeds

Media: Ink on paper

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Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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Main Street through "the village," Strong, ca. 1890

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

… as did traveling theater companies, minstrel shows and the movie theater, showing silent films accompanied by a local piano player.