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Historical Items

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Item 5417

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1885 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 14571

'Colored Giants,' Bucksport, 1932

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: 1932-07-23 Location: Bucksport Media: Photographic print

Item 5199

Bertha Chamberlain, Philadelphia, 1899

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1899 Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Eternal Images: Photographing Childhood

From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

made multi-colored lacquered napkin rings. These would be used to decoratively contain cloth napkings in a formal table setting.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

made multi-colored lacquered napkin rings. These would be used to decoratively contain cloth napkings in a formal table setting.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… OF STRONG AND VICINITY WHO SERVED THE AMERICAN COLORS IN TIME OF WAR", this monument recognized veterans of the Civil War, the Spanish American War…

My Maine Stories

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Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque
by Barbara Burns

My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.