Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 221
Eastern lands broadside, ca. 1820
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1820 Media: Ink on paper
Anti-loafing broadside, Wiscasset, ca. 1871
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Wiscasset Media: Ink on paper
Children and war stamps World War I poster, 1917
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Media: Ink on paper
Architecture & LandscapeView All Showing 1 of 1
Westbrook Junior College 130th Anniversary Program, Westbrook, 1961
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1961 Location: Westbrook Client: City of Westbrook Architect: Wadsworth, Boston & Tuttle
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 9
A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides
Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.
Unlocking the Declaration's Secrets
Fewer than 30 copies of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence are known to exist. John Dunlap hurriedly printed copies for distribution to assemblies, conventions, committees and military officers. Authenticating authenticity of the document requires examination of numerous details of the broadside.
This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War
For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 6
Life on a Tidal River - The Bangor Fire of 1911 - Page 2 of 2
Young, John. F. The Great Bangor Fire: April 30, 1911. [poem] Broadside. Special Collections, Fogler Library, Univ. of Maine, Orono. Print.
Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Pejepscot Proprietors Papers, 1627‐1866
… land deeds, depositions, maps, correspondence, broadsides, proprietor’s meetings records, accounts, land agents, and other documents generated by…
Biddeford History & Heritage Project - V. A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) - Page 2 of 3
Odd Fellows Poster/Broadside, Biddeford, ca. 1855McArthur Public Library The Perkins shipyard opened in the 1820s, and by the 1840's it would be one…