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Historical Items

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Item 7600

Good Will Girls Around the Piano

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1916 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Mystery Corner Item

Item 104611

Boy playing violin, 1924

Mystery Corner Item Do you know who this and where it was taken?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1924

Item 104608

Bye Family Ensemble, Portland, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1930 Location: Portland

Exhibits

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

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Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.

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Elise Fellows White: World Traveling Violin Prodigy

Elise Fellows White was a violinist from Skowhegan who traveled all over the world to share her music.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - The Musical Culture of Blue Hill

From folk music to chamber music, Blue Hill has embraced a variety of musical styles. Music has always been a big part of what this community uses to…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Theater

There were school plays put on by the students and plays to benefit student activity funds (PIK- People Interested in Kids).

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - The Tea Room

Long-time residents remember playing ball in the 'field' behind the house, which is not officially part of the property but had space for two teams.

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars

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A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down

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The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.