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Program from 1899 Kotzschmar Jubilee

Contributed by: Portland Public Library Date: 1899-06-30 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Cantor Moshe Kusevitsky, ca. 1954

Contributed by: Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh Date: circa 1954 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

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Hillel Silver Jubilee, 1949

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1949 Media: Ink on paper


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Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland's Orthodox Synagogue

Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.


Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.


Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine

BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Republican Wigwam, Bangor, 1872

… "Hurrah!! Hurrah!! Whora, Whora, we will sing the jubilee. Hurrah!! Hurrah!! Whora Whora the flag that makes us free, So we sang the chorus from…

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Mercy Hospital - Growth & Expansion - Page 2 of 2

In 1968, Mercy marked its Silver Jubilee, commemorating a half-century of service to the community. Further growth and specialization continued over…