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Item 78421

U.S Customs House, Portland

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 21616

Skowhegan home funeral, 1927

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: 1927

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Photographic print

Item 6734

Christmas Tree and Sister Mamie Curtis, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, 1916

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers

Date: 1916-12-25

Location: New Gloucester

Media: Slide from a glass-plate negative

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Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Chapman School patriotism, Portland, ca. 1920

"Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

Concern about immigrants and their loyalty in the post World War I era led to programs to "Americanize" them -- an effort to help them learn English and otherwise adjust to life in the United States. Clara Soule ran one such program for the Portland Public Schools, hoping it would help the immigrants be accepted.

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Khadija Guled, Portland, 2009

400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people—the Wabanaki—permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Partners

18 http://www.patten.lib.me.us/history email: history@patten.lib.me.us Sagadahoc History Room Hours Bath Middle School Bath Middle School is a 6-8…

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Frank

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Big Thunder

… Indians to draw public attention to indigenous customs in costumed performances. Like Jay Leno or Jon Stewart who entertain today’s audiences with…

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1857 Map of Cumberland, Maine

Prince Memorial Library

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The only letter to survive World War II

by Cyrene Slegona


Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.