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Historical Items

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Item 76338

Pond School Improvement Day, St. Albans, 1922

Contributed by: St. Albans Historical Society Date: 1922-04-28 Location: St. Albans Media: Photographic print

Item 74854

Electric shock first-aid poster, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Media: Ink on paper

Item 9432

The Cruiser, Freeport, April 1859

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society Date: 1859 Location: Freeport; South Freeport Media: Paper

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Tax Records

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Item 85329

Item 88205

Portland Investment and Improvement Company property, E. Side Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Investment and Improvement Company Use: Storage

Item 86773

Long Island Improvement Association property, 1 Wharf Street, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Long Island Improvement Association Use: Wharf

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109946

Preliminary Plan for the Improvement of Back Cove, Portland, 1896

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1896 Location: Portland Client: Town of Portland Architect: Olmsted Brothers

Item 109928

Preliminary Plans for Improvement of Grounds, Augusta, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1920 Location: Augusta Client: Guy P. Gannett Architect: Olmsted Brothers

Item 109936

Camden Yacht Club Study for Landscape Improvement, Camden, 1947

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1947 Location: Camden Client: Camden Yacht Club Architect: Olmsted Brothers

Online Exhibits

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A Handwritten Community Newspaper

The eight issues of South Freeport's handwritten newspaper, distributed in 1859, provided "general interest and amusement" to the coastal community.

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Doing Good: Medical Stories of Maine

Throughout Maine’s history, individuals have worked to improve and expand medical care, not only for the health of those living in Maine, but for many around the world who need care and help.

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Reuben Ruby: Hackman, Activist

Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Initiative and Self-Improvement

Initiative and Self-Improvement Henry Knox Baker, Hallowell, ca. 1900Hubbard Free Library A desire to improve one’s lot and see the world…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Draining the quarry

The project was started to improve the quality of the pond's swimming water. The Quarry Pond formed in the hollow left by years of work at Baird's…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Redmen's Hall

1920Swan's Island Historical Society The Improved Order of Red Men was a national fraternal organization that became popular on Swan's Island in the…

My Maine Stories

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Portland cuisine supports health in West Africa
by Maria Cushing

I present Portuguese inspired food to fundraise for Amigos de Mente

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A New Beginning for Wabanaki Land Relationships
by John Banks

Wabanaki leadership in land stewardship

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Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old
by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s