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Item 9483

Squirrel Island children, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Stanley Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Southport

Media: Photographic print

Item 16688

Nine Children in Costumes, Sanford, ca 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Sanford

Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 68359

Children acting in "Tom Thumb's Wedding," Swan's Island, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: Swans Island

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 8 View All

Item 70956

12-16 Powsland Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Temporary Home for Women & Children

Use: Dwelling

Item 87371

Missionary Society M.E. Church property, Maine Conference Women's Home, East End, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Missionary Society M.E. Church

Use: Italian Fresh Air Camp

Exhibits Showing 3 of 105 View All


Ladies surround child on small slide at a children's party at Biddeford Pool, 1917

May Baskets, a Dog, and a Party for Children

Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.


Florence Jewett, Norridgewock, ca. 1885

Eternal Images: Photographing Childhood

From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.


Camp Tekakwitha brochure, Leeds, ca. 1940

From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

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Lubec, Maine - The Gardner Lake Tragedy - Page 2 of 2

There were only three survivors among the children and one of them is Mimi, my best friend’s grandma.” Austin Serrato, 10.

Site Page

John Martin house floor plan, Bangor, 1864

John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin house floor plan, Bangor, 1864

Martin and his wife, Clara Cary, bought a house at 130 Center Street in Bangor in 1854. Five of their six children were born there.

Site Page

Susie Knight, Sardine Queen Ball, Lubec, 1949

Lubec, Maine - Susie Calder: Lubec's Sardine Queen

… Lead Mine Road, the oldest girl in a family of 12 children. In 1947, at the age of 16, she began working at the Union Sardine Factory owned by R.J.

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Memories of a mission in Vietnam, January 11, 1970

by SGT. Ronald Santerre, 1st Calvary Division

Extracting villagers from the Viet Cong in Vietnam


Growing up in Lewiston

by Kathy Becvar

Growing up in Lewiston in the 1960s and 1970s.


Story of the "little nun"

by Felicia Garant

My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me