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Item 103689

Man holding a compass, Rockland, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Location: Rockland Media: Tintype

Item 47789

Craftsman holding tools, ca. 1845

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1845 Media: Daguerreotype

Item 47794

Carpenter holding a square, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Media: Daguerreotype

Tax Records

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Item 87880

Sweeney property, N. Side Island Avenue, Lot 112, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Arthur O. Sweeney Use: Summer Dwelling


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Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.


Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.


Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.