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Item 20842

Canal Bank, Portland, ca. 1970s

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1978

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

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

Item 103321

Mystery Do you know these people?

Dave Astor poses with guests on his final show, Portland, 1971

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1971-06-26

Location: Portland

Media: Film transparency

Exhibits Showing 3 of 17 View All

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473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

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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Hiram Adelman, Mars Hill, ca. 1935

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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Riding the Old Blue chairlift at Pleasant Mountain

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.

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Grist and saw mills on the Upper Falls, Rumford, ca. 1895

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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Grist and saw mills on the Upper Falls, Rumford, ca. 1895

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…

Site Page

Donald Bryant, Seal Harbor, ca. 1980

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 Showing 3 of 7 View All

Story

Growing up in Lewiston

by Kathy Becvar


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

Story

Working as a telephone operator in the 1940s

by Doris Tardy


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

Story

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.