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Historical Items Showing 3 of 4092 View All

Item 10879

Silas W. Taber's business card, c. 1900

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Houlton

Media: Businss card

Item 76133

Horatio Jose on Portland business opportunities, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863

Location: Portland; New Orleans; Boston; Worcester

Media: Ink on paper

Item 35712

W.H. Hobbs letter on business college, Bangor, 1866

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1866

Location: Bangor

Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 837 View All

Item 54489

Assessor's Record, 293 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Hersey Corporation

Use: Vulcanizing Room

Item 54512

Assessor's Record, 343-349 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Miles B. Mank Motor Car Company

Use: Oil House

Item 54513

Assessor's Record, 343-349 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Miles B. Mank Motor Car Company

Use: Runway

Exhibits Showing 3 of 107 View All

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Preble House, Portland, ca. 1920

Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

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Friendship Harbor and the steamboat landing, ca. 1910

Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

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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.

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John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

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Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City - Businesses

Businesses Businesses large and small have contributed to the growth Presque Isle.

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Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 1 of 3

BUSINESSES History of Businesses by: Piscataquis Community Middle School 8th Grade students Included in the next 3 pages: Davis Brothers…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 11 View All

Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail

by George A Smith


Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

Story

Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave

by Hector Jaeger


Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving

Story

My Paper Industry career and setting up a museum

by Sherry Judd


I worked in and around the Paper Industry all my life. Now I run Maine's Paper and Heritage Museum.