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Item 22435

Judge Max Pinansky and Family, ca. 1937

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1937 Location: Alfred; Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 29170

Philomatheon Club, Westbrook Seminary, ca. 1911

Contributed by: Abplanalp Library, UNE Date: circa 1911 Location: Portland Media: Photograph on postcard

Item 27871

Reception Lobby of Y.M.C.A., Columbian Block, Bath, 1916

Contributed by: An individual through Patten Free Library Date: 1916 Location: Bath; Bath; Bath 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.


400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.


Les Raquetteurs

In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.

Site Pages

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Architecture

… StyleNew Sweden Historical Society Late 19th century/early 20th century architectural styles that are still commonly found in the Colony are the…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

The Sagadahoc Club was a very prestigious men's club, and was first organized on December 3rd, 1888.

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Historic Clothing Collection - Themed Image Galleries

Themed Image Galleries Queen City Flying Club Jacket, ca. 1930 Organizational Uniforms Image GalleryMaine Historical Society The greater part…

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars


Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey