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Item 201

CMP storefront, Rockland, 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1930

Location: Rockland

Media: Photographic print

Item 100375

Hub Furniture Company storefront, Portland, 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: circa 1935

Location: Portland

Media: Glass Negative

Item 100376

Window advertising on Hub Furniture Company storefront, Portland, 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1935

Location: Portland

Media: Glass Negative

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Santa relaxing, Augusta, 1980

Evergreens and a Jolly Old Elf

Santa Claus and evergreens have been common December additions to homes, schools, businesses, and other public places to America since the mid nineteenth century. They are two symbols of the Christian holiday of Christmas whose origins are unrelated to the religious meaning of the day.

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William Wong, Portland, ca. 1926

Chinese in Maine

In 1857, when Daniel Cough left Amoy Island, China, as a stowaway on a sailing ship from Mt. Desert Island he was on his way into history as the first Chinese person to make his home in Maine. He was soon followed by a cigar maker and a tea merchant who settled in Portland and then by many more Chinese men who spread all over Maine working mostly as laundrymen.

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Khadija Guled, Portland, 2009

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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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - Streetscape, 1790-1930

… commercial space, each with two windows over the storefront below. The Wadsworth-Longfellow house was repaired and expanded after a fire in 1814.

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Bath Opera House reopening, 1926

Bath's Historic Downtown - Entertainment- Alameda and Opera House

… referred to as “Nickelodeons” because just their storefronts were revamped to just look like they were fancy.

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Koritsky Block Fire, Guilford, Feb. 3, 1969

Guilford, Maine - Modern History: 1966 to Present

In 1983, there was not an empty storefront in all of Guilford. The three local industries were modernizing and expanding, there was no municipal…