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Historical Items

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Item 10721

Abbot Agricultural Fair

Contributed by: Abbot Historical Society Date: 1921 Location: Abbot Media: Photographic print

Item 103184

Monument Square traffic, Portland, 1921

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1921 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 12225

Strout House and Ice Cream Parlor, South Harpswell, ca. 1921

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1921 Location: Harpswell Media: Photograph, print

Exhibits

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Eye in the Sky

In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland Press Herald title. He followed in 1925 with the purchase the Portland Evening Express, which allowed him to combine two passions: photography and aviation.

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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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Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 1 of 2

From "Romance of Pepperell" (1921) X The textile manufacture industry, however, was the largest employer and the heart of the local economy.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Aroostook Valley Railroad

The two trolley cars are “combine” cars as they have two compartments, one for passengers and one for baggage and express freight.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

Louise Barker in 1913. In August of 1921, Lewis Swett died. Shortly before his death the drugstore went out of business.