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Contributed by: Mr. & Mrs. Roger Lambert through Strong Historical Society
Date: circa 1951
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Ink on paper
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.
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.
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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Online Items Auction Fundraiser For Furnishing the New School, Strong, cr. 1951 Item 72862 infoStrong Historical Society Townspeople of…
1951 School Auction Fundraiser For Furnishing the New School, Strong, cr. 1951 Item 72862 infoStrong Historical Society Townspeople of…
About this time there were a lot of auctions in the area, selling off farm equipment no longer used.