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Historical Items

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Mystery Corner Item

Item 103972

Governor's Convention, Poland, 1925

Mystery Corner Item Do you know the name of this boy?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1925 Location: Poland Media: Glass Negative

Mystery Corner Item

Item 103973

Governor's Convention, Poland, 1925

Mystery Corner Item Do you know who these people are?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1925 Location: Poland Media: Glass Negative

Mystery Corner Item

Item 103975

Governor's Convention, Poland, 1925

Mystery Corner Item Do you know who these people are?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1925 Location: Poland Media: Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 63625

256-262 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: United Baptist Convention of Maine Use: Drugstore

Item 75986

Assessor's Record, 583 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Joseph's Convent & Hospital Use: Land only

Item 75987

Assessor's Record, 583 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: St. Joseph's Convent & Hospital Use: Land only

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Power of Potential

The National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs (NFBPWC) held their seventh annual convention in Portland during July 12 to July 18, 1925. Over 2,000 working women from around the country visited the city.

Exhibit

Unlocking the Declaration's Secrets

Fewer than 30 copies of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence are known to exist. John Dunlap hurriedly printed copies for distribution to assemblies, conventions, committees and military officers. Authenticating authenticity of the document requires examination of numerous details of the broadside.

Exhibit

Reuben Ruby: Hackman, Activist

Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.

Site Pages

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - 1925 National Governors' Association Convention

1925 National Governors' Association Convention View the National Governors' Convention Slideshow, 1925 On Monday June 29, 1925, over 20 of…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs

Many guests arrived over the weekend by train at the Grand Trunk Station on India Street. The convention was held at Portland City Hall (Merrill…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - After the War: The First Victory for Separationists

If it passed, a convention would be held in Brunswick later that month to draw up a new Maine constitution.

My Maine Stories

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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