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Item 72862

Auction Fundraiser For Furnishing the New School, Strong, cr. 1951

Contributed by: Mr. & Mrs. Roger Lambert through Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1951 Location: Strong Media: Photographic print

Item 20145

Notice of museum auction, Portland, 1839

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1839 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 7488

Auction record of 'Boxer,' Portland, 1813

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1813-11-15 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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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.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Auction Fundraiser For Furnishing the New School, Strong, cr. 1951 Item 72862 infoStrong Historical Society Townspeople of…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1951 School

1951 School Auction Fundraiser For Furnishing the New School, Strong, cr. 1951 Item 72862 infoStrong Historical Society Townspeople of…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 13 of 13

About this time there were a lot of auctions in the area, selling off farm equipment no longer used.