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Historical Items

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Item 20842

Canal Bank, Portland, ca. 1970s

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1978 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Mystery Corner Item

Item 103300

Dave Astor and guests on set of the final show, Portland, 1971

Mystery Corner Item Do you know these women?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1971-06-26 Location: Portland Media: Film transparency

Item 103319

Dave Astor on the set of his final show, Portland, 1971

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1971-06-26 Location: Portland Media: Film transparency

Exhibits

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A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

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The Jews of Maine

Like other immigrant groups, Jews came to Maine to make a living and enjoy the natural and cultural environment. Their experiences have been shaped by their occupational choices, Jewish values and, until recently, experiences of anti-Semitism.

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Skiing Pleasant Mountain

By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford High School Basketball - 1970s - Page 2 of 2

Rumford High School Basketball - 1970s The Rumford High team of 1975 was a very young team, as they started three sophomores, but still finished…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford High School Basketball - 1970s - Page 1 of 2

Rumford High School Basketball - 1970s Text By: Matt Kaubris Images provided by: Rumford Area Historical Society Rumford High School was built in…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Bryant-Rockefeller

… This is a photograph that was taken in the 1970s of Donald Bryant at the helm of the Rockefeller's sailing sloop, "Jack Tar II", accompanied by…

My Maine Stories

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Growing up in Lewiston
by Kathy Becvar

Growing up in Lewiston in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Working as a telephone operator in the 1940s
by Doris Tardy

Working as a telephone operator in 1946 was new and exciting, and challenging.

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My Paper Industry career and setting up a museum
by Sherry Judd

I worked in and around the Paper Industry all my life. Now I run Maine's Paper and Heritage Museum.