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Keywords: Card photographs

Historical Items

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Item 74754

Wendell B. Willett identification card, Saco, 1942

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1942 Location: Saco Media: Ink on paper, photograph

Item 4301

H.N. Fairbanks, 30th Maine Regiment, ca. 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1864 Media: Photographic print

Item 67735

Maynard Staples at his store, Swan's Island, 1966

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society Date: 1966 Location: Swans Island Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 52783

64 Free Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Walter L Card Use: Dwelling - Two Family and Store

Item 61357

81 Lincoln Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ella I. Card Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 61358

79 Lincoln Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ella I. Card Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.

Site Pages

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Early Maine Photography - Early Maine Photographs

What makes a photograph "early"? Unidentified women, ca. 1860Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society In respect to photography, the widely…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

… Historical Society This mustard paddle sample card was one prepared depicting products made for the 50th anniversary of the Forster Manufacturing…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

… and spearhead stick were made in 1947 and samples were displayed on cards for the 50th Anniversary of Forster Manufacturing Co. in Strong.