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Item 9267

Lewiston Public Library, Lewiston, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1960

Location: Lewiston

Media: Postcard

Item 9268

Lewiston Public Library, Lewiston, ca. 1974

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Date: circa 1974

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Item 27976

Farmington Social Library, Regulations, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Farmington Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Farmington

Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 3 View All

Item 89984

Item 38570

451-461 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

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

Use: Stores & Offices

Item 38981

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

Owner in 1924: City of Portland

Use: Public Library

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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.

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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.

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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 Page

Margaret Chase Smith at Republican National Convention, 1964

Margaret Chase Smith Library

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Site Page

John Jackins affadavit on timber interference, Fort Fairfield, 1839

Cary Library

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Hermann Kotzschmar, Portland, ca. 1895

Portland Public Library

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My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All

Story

My Paper Industry career and setting up a museum

by Sherry Judd


I worked in and around the Paper Industry all my life. Now I run Maine's Paper and Heritage Museum.

Story

My career working at Pepperell Mills in the Vellux Division

by David Bishop


My 35 years working in the Vellux blanket division of Pepperell Mills, Biddeford.

Story

Everything we did was new and exciting in the Vellux division

by Maurice Paquette


If you applied yourself you could do anything at Pepperell Mills.