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Historical Items

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Item 6159

Gannett Publishing Co.

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Item 27721

William Howard Gannett, Augusta, 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1923 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Item 27723

W.H Gannett home, Augusta, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1923 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 51746

175-179 Federal Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Gannett Building Co. Use: Offices & Printing Plant

Exhibits

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Eye in the Sky

In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland Press Herald title. He followed in 1925 with the purchase the Portland Evening Express, which allowed him to combine two passions: photography and aviation.

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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

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Protests

Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.

Site Pages

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection

Gannett, to buy their newspapers in the summer of 1921. Gannett consolidated the two papers as the Portland Press Herald.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aerial Photography

… Eye In The Sky Slideshow In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland Press Herald…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Crime & Disaster - Page 2 of 2

… byMaine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Gannett Newspapers issued a special edition pictorial review of the disaster featuring images from…