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Historical Items

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Item 110309

Elizabeth Ring, Portland, ca. 1965

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1965 Location: Portland Media: photographic print

Item 10424

Margaret Chase, Skowhegan, 1927

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: circa 1927 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 98379

Annie Louise Cary Raymond, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Cary Memorial Library in Wayne Date: circa 1915 Location: Wayne Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.


Power of Potential

The National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs (NFBPWC) held their seventh annual convention in Portland during July 12 to July 18, 1925. Over 2,000 working women from around the country visited the city.


MHS in Pictures: exploring our first 200 years

Two years after separating from Massachusetts, Maine leaders—many who were part of the push for statehood—also separated from Massachusetts Historical Society, creating the Maine Historical Society in 1822. The legislation signed on February 5, 1822 positioned MHS as the third-oldest state dedicated historical organization in the nation. The exhibition features MHS's five locations over the institution's two centuries, alongside images of leaders who have steered the organization through pivotal times.

Site Pages

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Cary Memorial Library

"Approximately 2,000 people are regular patrons, and the library averages 10,000 items in circulation each year."

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Prince Memorial Library

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Lithgow Public Library

"The library serves as a lifelong learning center for all members of the community. [b]Facilities:[/b] Designed in the Romanesque Renaissance style…"

My Maine Stories

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Lifelong Lepidopterist
by E. Christopher Livesay

Chris Livesay collects and studies butterflies.


Sarah Jane Poli: Biddeford’s first female school superintendent
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

An Italian immigrant's daughter is key to a family grocery store and a leader in the school system


Where are the French?
by Rhea Côté Robbins

Franco-Americans in Maine