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Historical Items Showing 3 of 48 View All

Item 40465

Kiwanis Club clambake, Scarborough, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1920-08-07

Location: Scarborough

Media: Glass Negative

Item 102743

Anthony Petropulos' Order of AHEPA membership card, Lewiston, 1964

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1964-01-18

Location: Lewiston

Media: Ink on paper

Item 31724

Alger Hall, Scarborough, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: circa 1925

Location: Scarborough

Media: Slide; transparency

Exhibits Showing 3 of 21 View All

Exhibit

Bakers and Confectioners trade banner, Portland, 1841

A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

Exhibit

Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

Exhibit

Portland City Hall Rum Room, ca. 1930

Prohibition in Maine in the 1920s

Federal Prohibition took hold of America in 1920 with the passing of the Volstead Act that banned the sale and consumption of all alcohol in the US. However, Maine had the Temperance movement long before anyone was prohibited from taking part in one of America's most popular past times. Starting in 1851, the struggles between the "drys" and the "wets" of Maine lasted for 82 years, a period of time that was everything but dry and rife with nothing but illegal activity.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 11 View All

Site Page

Jean P. Ouellette Letter on CCC, Upper Frenchville, 1985

Maine Conservation Corps

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Board of Trade clam bake, Biddeford Pool, 1903

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Thursday Club

… were mostly occupied by complimentary social and civic organizations filled with the ranks of the well-to-do and well-connected husbands and…

Site Page

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - About Us

… on Major General Henry Knox’s many business and civic ventures in Thomaston. The Thomaston Public Library is the fourth member of Thomaston's group.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine

by Doug Rawlings


Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

Story

I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years

by Ted Heselton


Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam

Story

Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote

by Adam R. Cote


Military Service has had a deep impact my life