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Historical Items

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Item 6117

Nixons and Guy P. Gannett, 1952

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1952 Location: Augusta; Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 11436

Newspaper columnist Harold Boyle, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982-08-26 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 35043

State Motor Co., Portland, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Site Pages

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

The Guy Gannett Publishing Company was born; publishers of the Portland Press Herald, Waterville Morning Sentinel, and the Maine Farmer.

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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 - Aviation

Guy Gannett and his father were avid aviators and followed current events relating to air travel intently, William Howard Gannett flew his plane all…