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Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes
Date: circa 1930
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Stanley Museum on deposit at Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1910
Media: Lantern slide, hand colored
Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.
Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.
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.
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Lincoln Memorial Library, tables & fireplace, 1924 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description The Lincoln Memorial Library…
For heating, they used coal stoves, fireplaces, wood stoves and hot air furnaces. They didn’t use oil, so basically everything was run off of coal or…
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