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Item 28465

Intersection Centre and Washington Sts. Bath, ca. 1980

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: circa 1980 Location: Bath Media: Film transparency

Item 5640

Auto repair class, Portland High School, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 101136

Knox Garage, Dixfield, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Dixfield Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 37327

209-215 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Percival P. Baxter Agent Use: Store


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Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.


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.


Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Carroll's Auto Sales - Page 1 of 3

… the Presque Isle Historical Society by Carroll's Auto Sales Hello, my name is Mac and I started working for Carroll’s Auto Sales in Presque Isle…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Eddie's Market

… that Eddie’s Market occupied has been Clukey’s Auto Parts. The store was purchased from Peterson’s Motor Mart of Fort Fairfield.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

… Webber’s Drugstore (1883-1933) Burnham’s Auto Supply (1933-1953) Fullerton’s Radio (1953-1955) Belanger’s Variety (1955-1972) The Hobby Shoppe…