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Item 27669

Arthur R. Gould home, Presque Isle, 1895

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: 1895 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 99403

Woodbury Kidder Dana, Westbrook, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library Date: circa 1920 Location: Westbrook Media: Photographic print

Item 85185

Samuel 'Squire' Tarbox, Westport, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: circa 1850 Location: Westport Island Media: Daguerreotype


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Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.


Independence and Challenges: The Life of Hannah Pierce

Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.


Toy Len Goon: Mother of the Year

Toy Len Goon of Portland, an immigrant from China, was a widow with six children when she was selected in 1952 as America's Mother of the Year.

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Ice Interviews

… Ice Storm Written Interviews Paul Guay, businessman interviewed by Steve Guay Wendy Wingate a private homeowner in Hallowell, interviewed by Clio…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Charles A. Shaw

… Shaw was a Renaissance man who was a successful businessman, statesman, inventor, and patron of the arts.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

Shaw" for a prominent businessman of Biddeford, was launched November 16, 1918. She had four masts, was 193 feet long, 36 feet wide, and 15 feet deep.