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Historical Items

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Item 103627

Kids and hot dogs, Portland, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1935 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

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: Photographic print

Item 18604

Steep Falls Grammar School, 1934

Contributed by: An individual through Steep Falls Library Date: 1934 Location: Standish; Standish Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 56534

Dwelling, Grafton Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Pearl A. Ripley Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated 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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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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Kids' Quarry Exhibit

Kids' Quarry Exhibit Quarry artifact exhibit 3 Item 72842 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Rusted tool found at Baird's Quarry.

Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Kids' Quarry Exhibit

Kids' Quarry Exhibit Quarry artifact exhibit 4 Item 72843 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Rusted tool found at Baird's Quarry.

Site Page

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Kids' Quarry Exhibit

Kids' Quarry Exhibit Quarry artifact exhibit 5 Item 72844 infoSwan's Island Educational Society Horseshoe found at Baird's Quarry.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Ah, les Fameuse Ployes!
by Alain Ouellette

Growing up in an Acadian French family and eating ployes

Story

Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

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A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.