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Category: Arts & Entertainment, Media

Historical Items

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Item 5551

Lisbon Enterprises newspaper building, 1962

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1962 Location: Lisbon Falls Media: Photographic print

Item 5975

The Bridgton News, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Bridgton Media: Photographic print

Item 5980

State House press room, 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1923 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

A Handwritten Community Newspaper

The eight issues of South Freeport's handwritten newspaper, distributed in 1859, provided "general interest and amusement" to the coastal community.

Exhibit

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Exhibit

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Moosehead Messenger

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

Site Page

Bangor Daily News Library

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My Maine Stories

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Story

21st and 19th century technology and freelance photography
by Brendan Bullock

My work is a mash-up of cutting edge technology and 19th century chemistry techniques.

Story

Story of the "little nun"
by Felicia Garant

My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me