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Keywords: 1958

Historical Items

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Item 51870

Old Orchard Beach fire, 1958

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: 1958 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Item 18407

Parade St-Jean-Baptiste, Lewiston, 1958

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1958 Location: Lewiston; Auburn Media: Photographic print

Item 51881

Old Orchard Beach fire, 1958

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: 1958 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110150

Dow Air Force Base, Bangor, 1958

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1958 Location: Bangor Client: United States Air Force Architect: John Calvin Stevens II

Item 110247

University of Maine at Portland proposed plan, Portland, 1958-1966

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1958–1966 Location: Portland Client: University of Maine at Portland Architect: Wadsworth, Boston, Dimick, Mercer & Weatherill

Item 111596

Patterson studio, Cape Elizabeth, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1925 Location: Cape Elizabeth Client: C. R. Patterson Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

Exhibit

Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

Exhibit

Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.

Site Pages

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Site Page

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

… infoSwan's Island Educational Society View of the Ponciana Hotel in Atlantic, Swan's Island. Owned by Edith Staples and razed about 1958.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… the Church of the Nazarene, which was otherwise built over a four year period from 1954-1958 by many devoted followers, volunteers and donors.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Harry Bell (1875-1944) and Winthrop Guild (1866-1958) take out a stringer of trout from a local brook. Harry, the son of James H.

My Maine Stories

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Story

The best lobster roll in Maine!
by Debbie Gagnon

The history of Red's Eats and the recipe for our famous Lobster Rolls

Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.