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Historical Items

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Item 79582

Nets drying at the Gut, South Bristol, ca. 1920

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: South Bristol Media: Photographic print

Item 79581

Mending nets, South Bristol, ca. 1950

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: South Bristol Media: Photographic print

Item 27717

Dip nets at McCurdy's Smokehouse, Lubec

Contributed by: Lubec Landmarks Date: circa 1995 Location: Lubec Media: Metal, cotton

Exhibits

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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Historic Hallowell - Cotton Mill & Johnson Shoe Citations

Cotton Mill & Johnson Shoe Citations Annual Reports. Hallowell: City Council of Hallowell, 1911. “books.google.com.” n.d. (accessed Mar.

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Old Berwick Historical Society

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Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

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