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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 9484

Squirrel Island Baseball Team, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1906 Location: Southport Media: Photographic print

Item 34159

George E. Brown, Fifth Maine Regiment, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Fifth Maine Regiment Museum Date: circa 1870 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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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.


Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

Site Pages

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Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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Pittsfield Historical Society

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Cary Memorial Library

"… Library images:[/b] The library is staffed by a professional librarian, assisted by many volunteers."

My Maine Stories

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Lifelong Lepidopterist
by E. Christopher Livesay

Chris Livesay collects and studies butterflies.


Jennie Aranovitch - honoring family legacy and Jewish identity
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

Her great-grandparents journey from Belarus through current day Jewish experience in Biddeford.