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Item 42244

'Love's Happy Golden Dream on the Old Penobscot River,' 1919

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1919

Media: Ink on paper

Item 5533

Plummer family children, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Scarborough

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 21215

Josiah Pierce essay on happiness

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society

Location: Baldwin

Media: Ink on paper

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Item 84137

Kennedy property, E. Side Veteran Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Robert A. Kennedy

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 83445

Browning property, N. Side Sterling Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Catherine L. Browning

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 87432

McKenney property, Rockbound Park, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Herbert McKenney

Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 25 View All


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Portland letter carriers, December 1926

The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.


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Locket of George Washington's hair

Lock of George Washington's Hair

Correspondence between Elizabeth Wadsworth, her father Peleg Wadsworth and Martha Washington's secretary about the gift of a lock of George Washington's hair to Eliza.


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Shoe valentine


Valentines Day cards have long been a way to express feelings of romance or love for family or friends. These early Valentines Day cards suggest the ways in which the expression of those sentiments has changed over time.

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Adam Simpson Green, Colby College, 1887

Colby College Special Collections

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


View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay

The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.


Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.

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Protesters spit on me as a Vietnam Veteran

by Joseph Rocque Jr.

I will never forget the horror of seeing all the protestors greeting my plane returning from Vietnam


Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII


Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey