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Item 60539

Auto camp, Lubec, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Lubec Media: Postcard

Item 102099

Auto race at Bass Park track, Bangor, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1915 Location: Bangor Media: photoprint

Item 103793

Four skiers on the Mt. Washington Auto Road, New Hampshire, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1936-12-15 Location: Sargent's Purchase Media: Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 37327

209-215 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Percival P. Baxter Agent Use: Store

Item 36676

89 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ellen M Payne Use: Dwelling & Store

Item 37284

94-96 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William W. Thomas Jr., Trustee Trust UA Use: Wholesale Drugs


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Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.


Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.


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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Seal Cove Auto Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Carroll's Auto Sales Buildings

Carroll's Auto Sales Buildings c. 1859, New location X C. 1958 X Text by Keith, Kristen and Josh, students at Presque Isle Middle School…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Carroll's Auto Sales - Page 1 of 3

… the Presque Isle Historical Society by Carroll's Auto Sales Hello, my name is Mac and I started working for Carroll’s Auto Sales in Presque Isle…