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Keywords: Mechanics' Hall

Historical Items

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Item 111817

Copperplate engraving of Mechanics' Hall, Portland, 1906

Contributed by: Mechanics' Hall Date: 1906 Location: Portland Media: Copper and wood

Item 111798

MCMA silver medal, Portland, 1826

Contributed by: Mechanics' Hall Date: 1826 Location: Portland Media: Silver medal

Item 111783

Maine Charitable Mechanic Association and Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Mechanics' Hall Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 116433

Portland City Hall mechanical drawings, Portland, 1909-1911

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1909–1911 Location: Portland Client: City of Portland Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 110266

City Hall Myrtle Street elevations, Portland, 1909-1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1909–1910 Location: Portland Client: City of Portland Architect: Carrere & Hastings

Item 111356

Morgan residence elevations, Petersburgh, NY, 1996-1997

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1996–1997 Location: Petersburgh Client: Bob Morgan Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol Wilson | Tom Hall Architects

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

Exhibit

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Exhibit

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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Site Page

Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 2 of 4

It was almost entirely handwork, with hardly any mechanical assist. This was not a process people went to school to learn about or read a book on how…

Site Page

Lubec, Maine - Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor

… the industry, and still was “women’s work.” Some mechanization in this step is evident from the photograph.

Site Page

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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

My Maine Stories

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Story

Biddeford and Maine Franco-American Hall of Fame Award recipient
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

With options to be a college French professor, became a lawyer, mayor, DA & District Court Judge

Story

Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.