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Historical Items

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Item 103890

Mobil Oil blimp above Portland, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1930 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 99388

Lucretia Sewall to brother on end of war, Mobile, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1865 Location: Mobile Media: Ink on paper

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Item 100317

K.B. Sewall to son on changing schools, Mobile, 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1860-02-17 Location: Mobile Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 45780

37-41 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thaxter S. W. & Co. Use: Office & Storage

Item 37239

33-35 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Galt Block Warehouse Co. Use: Warehouse

Item 37245

37-41 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: S.W. Thaxter & Co. Use: Office & Storage

Exhibits

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Commander George Henry Preble

George Henry Preble of Portland, nephew of Edward Preble who was known as the father of the U.S. Navy, temporarily lost his command during the Civil War when he was charged with failing to stop a Confederate ship from getting through the Union blockade at Mobile.

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Fashionable Maine: early twentieth century clothing

Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.

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Land Claims, Economic Opportunities?

The landmark 1980 Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act provided $81.6 million to Maine Indians for economic development, land purchase and other purposes. The money and increased land holdings, however, have not solved economic and employment issues for Maine Indians.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Birds Eye mobil combine, Aroostook County, ca. 1960

Birds Eye mobil combine, Aroostook County, ca. 1960 Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society Description A Birdseye mobil combine for…

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 3 of 3

… Greek Revival house is believed to be the Mobile, Alabama home of Kiah Bailey Sewall and his wife Lucretia Bailey Sewall, the daughter of Portland…

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Bangor Police Museum

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My Maine Stories

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My Mom was a nurse in the 8055 MASH, Korea
by Pat MacPherson

I’m so proud of my mother and the thousands of Army & Navy nurses who served in WWII & Korea