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Item 5479

Winter harness racing, Poland Spring, ca. 1900s

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Poland Spring

Media: Photographic print

Item 7456

Leam Thurlon, Angus Porter and cat

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Stonington

Media: Postcard

Item 7763

The Trotters, Bar Harbor Horse Show, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Photoprint

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George French dorm room, Bates College, ca. 1901

Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.

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Glooskap Setting His Dogs on the Witches, ca. 1884

Gluskap of the Wabanaki

Creation and other cultural tales are important to framing a culture's beliefs and values -- and passing those on. The Wabanaki -- Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot -- Indians of Maine and Nova Scotia tell stories of a cultural hero/creator, a giant who lived among them and who promised to return.

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Game wardens, Raymond, ca. 1920

Raising Fish

Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.

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Workers, woodsmen, guides, Norcross, ca. 1900

Norcross Heritage Trust

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