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Item 95

Navy Dirigible Shenandoah, Bar Harbor, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1925 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Glass Negative

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Dirigible Shenandoah and the Yacht Lyndonia

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Historical Society Date: 1925-07-04 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Photographic print

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Maurice and Cecilia Pierce, Baldwin, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Baldwin Media: Photographic print


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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.


Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - 1925 National Governors' Association Convention

Participants were treated to a ride in the Navy Airship Shenandoah, which took them from Bar Harbor to Passamaquoddy Bay, to Mt.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Crime & Disaster - Page 1 of 2

Crime & Disaster Crime & Disaster A selection of photographs relating to crime & disaster in the Portland Press Herald Glass Plate Negative…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Crime & Disaster - Page 2 of 2

Crime & Disaster This was the fourth school fire in Portland in 1921 and was of unknown origin. It started in the library, which did not have a…