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Historical Items

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Item 10007

Venerable Cunner Association and Propeller Club Band, 1895

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: 1895-08-06 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Photographic print

Item 7033

Kotzschmar Club program back, 1950

Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Date: 1950-01-27 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 74159

Portland Rossini Club pamphlet, 1905

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1905 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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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.


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.


Strike Up the Band

Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Thursday Club

Thursday Club Thursday Club meeting menu, Biddeford, ca. 1900 Item 31232 infoMcArthur Public Library The motto of the Club was "Good the…

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Historic Hallowell - The Hallowell Union Fire Club

The Hallowell Union Fire Club Union Fire Club, Fire Bucket, Hallowell, 1805Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library The Union Fire Club of…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders At Play

… Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Music Music was and is part of the island fabric. It is said that in 1918 there was one piano in…

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


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