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Item 80805

Title: Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library

Date: circa 1940

Location: Westbrook

Media:

Item 79426

Title: Rumford Public Library, Rumford, ca. 1948

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: circa 1948

Location: Rumford

Media: Post Card

Item 98625

Title: War Service Library bookplate, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Cary Memorial Library in Wayne

Date: circa 1917

Location: Wayne

Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 3 View All

Item 89984

Address: Cliff Island Library Club property, C. I. Road, Sunset Avenue, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cliff Island Library Club

Use: Library

Item 38570

Address: 451-461 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Estate of Mary J.E. Clapp

Use: Stores & Offices

Item 38981

Address: Assessor's Record, 619-623 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: City of Portland

Use: Public Library

Exhibits Showing 3 of 6 View All

Exhibit

Cary Library, Houlton, 1904

Educating Oneself: Carnegie Libraries

Industrialist Andrew Carnegie gave grants for 20 libraries in Maine between 1897 and 1912, specifying that the town own the land, set aside funds for maintenance, have room to expand -- and offer library services at no charge.

Exhibit

Rosamond Weston Eddy bookplate, ca. 1925

Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

Exhibit

King Tavern and Customs House, Bath, ca. 1910

William King

Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.

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Site

Margaret Chase Smith at Republican National Convention, 1964

Margaret Chase Smith Library

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Site

John Jackins affadavit on timber interference, Fort Fairfield, 1839

Cary Library

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Site

Public library on fire, Bangor, 1911

Bangor Public Library

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