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Historical Items

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Item 5468

Men's Equal Suffrage League of Maine brochure

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Kansas business woman, Portland, 1925

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

Item 103921

Business and professional women in costume, Portland, 1925

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


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Debates Over Suffrage

While numerous Mainers worked for and against woman suffrage in the state in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some also worked on the national level, seeking a federal amendment to allow women the right to vote


Eastern Fine Paper

The paper mill on the Penobscot River in South Brewer, which became known as Eastern Fine Paper Co., began as a sawmill in 1884 and grew over the years as an important part of the economy of the region and a large presence in the landscape. Its closing in 2005 affected more than the men and women who lost their jobs.


Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Judge George Thacher (1754-1824)

… and having the government of his family upon equal terms with a most examplary and excellent wife, his humble dwelling was the abode of peace, love…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - West New Portland Village Schools

The town would not receive state equalization funds if it continued to operate two high schools. The citizens decided after much debate to approve…

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Early Maine Photography - Groups - Page 1 of 2

Equally shrouded in mystery is the daguerreotype of five girls, including one with a cleft lip. What brought them together in a photographer’s studio…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey