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Historical Items

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Item 14965

Smith Baker, Portland, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Bowdoin; Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 14966

Wendell P. and Carrie F. Baker, Georgetown, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1925 Location: Georgetown Media: Photographic print

Item 14967

Clara Emma Jewell Baker, Gardiner, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Gardiner Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 83900

Baker property, N. Side Torrington Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harry E. Baker Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 89824

Item 89327

Baker property, Brook Lane, Rear, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edith L. Baker Use: Summer Dwelling

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109455

Proposed Hotel for Mr. F.A. Baker, Livermore Falls, 1901

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1901 Location: Livermore Falls Client: F. A. Baker Architect: Coombs and Gibbs Architects

Item 109971

House for Dr. C.A. Baker, Cedar St., Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Client: C. A. Baker Architect: Frederick A. Tompson

Item 110429

The Mount, Lenox, MA, 1980-1999

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1980–1999 Location: Lenox Client: The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home Architect: Patrick Chasse; Landscape Design Associates

Online Exhibits

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Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

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Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

Site Pages

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Historic Clothing Collection - Square shouldered cape and suit ensemble, ca. 1943 - Page 1 of 3

An avid world traveler, perhaps Lucile Atkinson Baker (1892-1976) wore the suit on one of her many trips.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Sources For A Short History Of Performing Arts On MDI

… by Taylor Thomas-Marsh, Gina Sabatini, and Jodi Baker at College of the Atlantic. Special thanks to The Abbe Museum, The Bar Harbor Historical…

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Important Women of Bangor

Christina Baker Kline Christina Baker Kline was born in 1964 in Cambridge, United Kingdom. She is married to David Kline.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Portland Bars: Carlo's and Boothby Square
by anonymous

Carlo Giobbi on his family's Portland Bars: Carlo's and Boothby Square

Story

Senator Susan Deschambault: not afraid to take on challenges
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center Voices of Biddeford project

Honoring her family's small business roots and community service through her own unconventional path

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The Start of Brewing in Maine
by Alan Pugsley

Master brewer Alan Pugsley talked about the beginning of brewing in Maine