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Item 68022

Title: Saturday shopping, Farmington, c. 1915

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: circa 1915

Location: Farmington

Media: black and white photograph

Item 66465

Title: B. H. Bartol Library, Freeport, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1935

Location: Freeport

Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 99371

Title: H.F. Webb Corn Shop interior, Leeds, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Leeds

Media: photograph

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Item 74963

Address: Shop, Thompsons Point, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad

Use: Shop - Repair

Item 53378

Address: Paint Shop, Mountfort Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thomas Laughlin Company

Use: Paint Shop

Item 86288

Address: Machine Shop, Commercial Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jones Real Estate Company

Use: Machine Shop

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Exhibit

Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Exhibit

473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

Exhibit

Waterville City Hall during the centennial celebration, 1902

"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan…" Waterville in 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.

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Site

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.

Site

Canvas tent, ca. 1940

L.L. Bean Corporate Archives

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.