Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album



Search Results

Keywords: contest

Search within these results  |  New Search  |  Advanced Search

Historical Items (121)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (14)  |  Sites (10)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 121 View All

Item 1161

Title: Junior Contest, Presque Isle, 1901

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 2006-05-19

Location: Presque Isle

Media: ink on paper

Item 26525

Title: Junior Potato Queen contest, Fort Fairfield, 1967

Contributed by: Northeast Historic Film

Date: 1967

Location: Fort Fairfield

Media: 16 mm film

Item 79313

Title: Seventh Annual Prize Speaking Contest Program, Dixfield, 1917

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: 1917-02-16

Location: Dixfield

Media: ink on paper

Exhibits Showing 3 of 14 View All


Map of Maine, 1905

The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.



Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.


Leaving the start gate at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

Sites Showing 3 of 10 View All


John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer

John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor began in 1864 looking back at his life, family, business and recreational experiences and recording those events and thoughts -- with narrative and illustrations -- for his children. Martin called himself an "expert accountant," but he was interested in architecture, dance, fashion, gardening, politics, business, religion, and the world around him.


Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.


Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Blue Hill, Maine

The history of a small, but vibrant, Downeast village as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include Blue Hill Historical Society, Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Consolidated School, George Stevens Academy, the Bay School, and the Jonathan Fisher House. Some of the topics covered include the arts, Jonathan Fisher, the Blue Hill Fair, Rusticators, the Civil War, education, and shipbuilding.