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Item 72862

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

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society

Date: circa 1951

Location: Strong

Media: Black & white photograph

Item 20145

Title: Notice of museum auction, Portland, 1839

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1839

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7488

Title: 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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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

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

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.

Exhibit

Notice of Daniel Webster death, Portland, 1852

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.

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Site

Montpelier Home of General Henry Knox

Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

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Site

Libby and Co. Ice Wagon, Scarborough, ca. 1880

Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

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Site

Bridge Under Construction at East New Portland November 29th, 1923

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

A multi-village history of this western Maine town as created by students and teachers from MSAD #74, the New Portland Community Library, and the New Portland Historical Society. Exhibits are divided into sections examining North New Portland Village, East New Portland Village, and West New Portland Village.