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Historical Items

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Item 104352

"I need your skill!," World War II poster, 1943

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1943 Media: Lithograph

Item 79443

The Katahdin and the Twilight, Moosehead Lake, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Moose Township Media: Postcard

Item 101268

John Hancock on the expansion of military authority, Baltimore, Maryland, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776-12-30 Location: Baltimore Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 59786

51 Kennebec Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Stove Foundry Company Use: Shipping Room - Ware Room - Assembling Room - Tin Room

Online Exhibits

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Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine

BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 2 of 4

He became a member of the New York assembly and then was elected to the United States Senate, resigning in 1796 to become United States Minister to…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

… unveil the statue before the largest crowd ever assembled in Scarborough. In 1936, she financed the tomb at Black Point Cemetery and established a…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 4 of 4

… School today, we celebrate events like House Assemblies and CSS rather than holidays. Sources 1.

My Maine Stories

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Maine and the Atlantic World Slave Economy
by Seth Goldstein

How Maine's historic industries are tied to slavery