Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 16911
Cyrus Davis, Waterville, ca. 1914
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1914 Location: Waterville Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1885 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print
Chesbury F. Lothrop, Chesterville, ca. 1864
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1864 Location: Chesterville Media: Photographic print
Tax RecordsView All Showing 2 of 19145
49 Pine Street, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Devisees of William T. Kilborn Style: Vernacular Victorian Use: Dwelling - Single family
Architecture & LandscapeView All Showing 2 of 22
Bethany Baptist Church, Skowhegan, 1892-1913
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1892–1913 Location: Skowhegan; Skowhegan Client: Bethany Baptist Church Architect: Stevens & Cobb Architects
Additions to Home of John J. McCarthy, Lewiston, 1936
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1936 Location: Lewiston Client: John J. McCarthy Architect: Coombs Brothers Architects
Additions to the Gardiner Public Library for Mr. R.P. Hazzard, Gardiner, 1929-1930
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1929–1930 Location: Gardiner Client: Gardiner Public Library Architect: John P. Thomas
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 125
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.
Maine Streets: The Postcard View
Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.
Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875
Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 514
Early Maine Photography - Portland Photographers
Five Portland photographers of this period are represented in the Maine Historical Society Collection: Marcus Ormsbee, George M.
Early Maine Photography - MHS Early Maine Photography Collections
The rich and diverse photograph collection at MHS is particularly strong in early photography, that is photographs dating from the 1840s through the…
Early Maine Photography - Early Maine Photography at Maine Historical Society
What makes a photograph "early"? Unidentified women, ca. 1860Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society In respect to photography, the widely…
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 17
21st and 19th century technology and freelance photography
by Brendan Bullock
My work is a mash-up of cutting edge technology and 19th century chemistry techniques.
My Vietnam service detailed in Life Magazine
by Henry B. Severance III
My company's service was documented by war photographer Catherine Leroy in Life Magazine.
Lesson PlansView All Showing 2 of 2
Longfellow's Ripple Effect: Journaling With the Poet - "Footsteps of Angels"
Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12, Postsecondary
Content Area: English Language Arts, Social Studies
This lesson is part of a series of six lesson plans that will give students the opportunity to become familiar with the works of Longfellow while reflecting upon how his works speak to their own experiences.
Building Community/Community Buildings
Grade Level: 6-8
Content Area: Social Studies
Where do people gather? What defines a community? What buildings allow people to congregate to celebrate, learn, debate, vote, and take part in all manner of community activities? Students will evaluate images and primary documents from throughout Maine’s history, and look at some of Maine’s earliest gathering spaces and organizations, and how many communities established themselves around certain types of buildings. Students will make connections between the community buildings of the past and the ways we express identity and create communities today.