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Historical Items (36)  |  Tax Records (10)  |  Exhibits (7)  |  Sites (13)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 36 View All

Item 10854

Title: Longfellow Mixture Candy Box

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Portland

Media: Cardboard

Item 16906

Title: Bourisk Bros. Candy and Ice Cream Shop, Sanford, ca 1915

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1915

Location: Sanford

Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 80521

Title: Corner Candy Store, Main Street, Bridgton, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Bridgton Historical Society

Date: circa 1938

Location: Bridgton

Media: Ink on paper and photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 10 View All

Item 36666

Address: 67 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cumberland Candy Company

Use: Store

Item 65530

Address: 218-222 Newbury Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cumberland Candy Company

Use: Warehouse

Item 35600

Address: 861-863 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harry C Harmon

Use: Dwelling & Store

Exhibits Showing 3 of 7 View All

Exhibit

E.T. Burrowes Co., Portland, ca. 1923

Working Women of the Old Port

Women at the turn of the 20th century were increasingly involved in paid work outside the home. For wage-earning women in the Old Port section of Portland, the jobs ranged from canning fish and vegetables to setting type. A study done in 1907 found many women did not earn living wages.

Exhibit

Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

Exhibit

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.

Sites Showing 3 of 13 View All

Site

Bobby Gray at icicle-covered cliffs below lighthouse

West Quoddy Head Light Keepers Association

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

Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

Site

Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.