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Keywords: 1928

Historical Items

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Item 10850

Hiawatha Spoon Pattern, ca. 1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1928 Media: Ink on paper

Item 30696

Remains of Guilford Town Hall after fire of 1928

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: 1928-02-06 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 20785

Study for a Living Room, Portland, 1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1928 Media: Watercolor

Tax Records

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Item 87192

Pettengill property, Church Street, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Rose I. Pettengill Use: Dwelling

Item 98934

Assessor's Record, 1771-1773 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: S.D. Warren Mill Trust Use: Ice House

Item 86605

Cushing property, Church Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Margaret Cushing Use: Dwelling

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111267

Newagen Inn, Southport, 1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1928 Location: Southport Client: unknown Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 109907

High school building, Skowhegan, 1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1928 Location: Skowhegan Client: Town of Skowhegan Architect: Harry S. Coombs

Item 109921

Somerset County Courthouse, Skowhegan, 1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1928 Location: Skowhegan Client: Somerset County Architect: Harry S. Coombs

Online Exhibits

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Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.

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San Life: the Western Maine Sanatorium, 1928-1929

Merle Wadleigh of Portland, who was in his mid 20s, took and saved photographs that provide a glimpse into the life of a tuberculosis patient at the Western Maine Sanatorium in Hebron in 1928-1929.

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Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

Site Pages

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Town of Topsham History Committee

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

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Carolyn Stone, Farmington State Normal School, 1928

Carolyn Stone, Farmington State Normal School, 1928 Contributed by Mantor Library at UMF Description Miss Stone became the Dean of Women…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

… Swan's Island, 1949 Item 73424 infoSwan's Island Educational Society The Otter Pond Cottage was built for Arthur Livingston in 1928.

My Maine Stories

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Come back to Maine, I did!
by Dan Bolduc

Reflections and the value of Maine from a former pro hockey player from Waterville

Story

Amato's Italian Sandwiches
by Charles V. Stanhope

Amato's Italian Sandwiches

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Harold's Garage, Rome Hollow, Maine
by Mimi C

Story about Harold Hawes, owner of Harold's garage and self-styled auctioneer in Rome Hollow, Maine