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Historical Items

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Item 31680

Josiah Pierce on keeping school, Brunswick, 1845

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: 1845 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

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Item 10819

Parents of Edmund S. Muskie, Blaine House, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library Date: circa 1955 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Item 9820

Margaret Chase Smith as a baby

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1898 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 36863

114-116 Clark Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frank Burnham Use: Dwelling - Two family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109268

W.T. Parent Drug Store, Madawaska, 1949

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1949 Location: Madawaska Client: W. T. Parent Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 111329

Brown Memorial Library, Clinton, 1903

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1899–1903 Location: Clinton; Clinton Client: Town of Clinton Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Item 116608

Mark Langdon Hill house, Falmouth, 1930-1954

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1930–1954 Location: Falmouth Client: Mark Langdon Hill Architect: Stevens and Saunders Architects

Online Exhibits

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Eternal Images: Photographing Childhood

From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.


From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.


John P. Sheahan, 1st Maine Cavalry, 31st Maine Infantry

John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Moving to Maine: There to Here - Page 1 of 3

They soon found out they had a lot to get used to, including the language. The first thing my parents noticed was the climate; snow, snow, snow, and…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Moving to Maine: There to Here - Page 3 of 3

My parents used an outhouse in Vietnam. When my mother and father were young, their houses were made of wood and had a thatched roof.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Moving to Maine: There to Here - Page 2 of 3

… they got over the “snow amazement” phase, my parents found an over abundance of food. In Vietnam, there was little to eat, steamed rice…

My Maine Stories

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In 1970 I served in Vietnam, and sent my parents a package
by Peter P. Joyce Jr.

My Parents' war story


How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-États
by Michael Parent

How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.


Julia Winters and Life in Lewiston/Auburn, Maine
by Judy Zaccagnini Flynn, granddaughter

6 year old sent to Maine foster home when her parents were unable to care for her