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Item 25661

Chamber of Commerce, Portland. ca. 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1926

Location: Portland

Media: Postcard

Item 201

CMP storefront, Rockland, 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1930

Location: Rockland

Media: Photographic print

Item 10635

Waitresses at Cabaret D'Art, 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1930-04-23

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

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W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Southern Cross commemorative print, ca. 1928

Big Timber: the Mast Trade

Britain was especially interested in occupying Maine during the Colonial era to take advantage of the timber resources. The tall, straight, old growth white pines were perfect for ships' masts to help supply the growing Royal Navy.

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John Burton with weeding spade, ca. 1900

Aroostook County Railroads

Construction of the Bangor and Aroostook rail lines into northern Aroostook County in the early twentieth century opened the region to tourism and commerce from the south.

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Captain Lyman W. Lyons, Hallowell, ca. 1890

Historic Hallowell - Commerce on the Kennebec

Commerce on the Kennebec Captain Lyman W. Lyons, Hallowell, ca. 1890Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library Hallowell’s Commerce on the…

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Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Commerce on the Kennebec Citations

Commerce on the Kennebec Citations WEBSITES: Dartmouth Flood Observatory, published July 2003, 1987 Global Register of Extreme Flood Events…

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Salem Towne Map, Mount Desert Island, ca. 1808

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Community and Commerce

Building Community and Commerce Salem Towne Map, Mount Desert Island, ca. 1808In 1808, Salem Towne Jr., Esq., was given the task of mapping the…