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Item 67739

Kids on the steps of Clevie Trask's home, Swan's Island, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: Swans Island

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 18604

Steep Falls Grammar School, 1934

Contributed by: An individual through Steep Falls Library

Date: 1934

Location: Standish; Standish

Media: Photograph

Item 53003

Sermon in the Cathedral of the Elms, Fairfield, 1943

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: 1943-07-17

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

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Item 56534

Dwelling, Grafton Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Pearl A. Ripley

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 6 View All

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Fish Cannery, Brooklin

Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin

By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.

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Khadija Guled, Portland, 2009

400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most contentious topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people—the Wabanaki—permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Site

Testing of New Steam Engine, Biddeford, 1909

McArthur Public Library

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Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 6 View All

Story

Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan


Stories of growing up Downeast

Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail

by George A Smith


Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

Story

My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine

by Donald C. Cunningham


A story about my father and our family.