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Historical Items Showing 3 of 1094 View All

Item 19158

Mount Desert Reading Room

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1910

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

Item 75142

Reading room at Eastern Fine, Brewer, 1919

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine

Date: 1919-05-03

Location: Brewer

Media: Photographic print

Item 9981

Elisabeth Farr reading with children, Lovell, 1975

Contributed by: Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library

Date: 1975

Location: Lovell

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 55 View All

Item 72434

88 Read Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John D. Steele

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 72450

293 Read Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary R. French

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 72443

129 Read Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edwin O. Chandler

Use: Garage

Exhibits Showing 3 of 74 View All

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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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West Brooklin School, ca. 1929

Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.

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Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 407 View All

Site Page

Beanie's Public Beach Dedication, Strong, ca. 1963

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Back row: Legionnaires Winston Beal, Albert Read and Paul Worthley; Rev. John Hoffman; Legionnaire Norman Libby.

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Use policies and agreements

… and agreements Please click on this link to read the policies for use of the materials on this site: MMN Policies and Agreements X

Site Page

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Welcome to Strong

… Readstown, for the settlement proprietor, William Read. Incorporated as a town in 1801, it was named Strong, for Gov. Caleb Strong of Massachusetts.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 10 View All

Story

Ogunquit Beach Sonnet

by Shannon Schooley


Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.

Story

Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898

by Hugh J. Chisholm


Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.

Story

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