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Historical Items

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Item 15418

Evening Express motorboat, Portland, 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1922 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Mystery Corner Item

Item 104876

Man selling Evening Express, Portland, 1920

Mystery Corner Item Do you know who this is?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1920 Location: Portland

Mystery Corner Item

Item 104877

Man selling Evening Express, Portland, 1920

Mystery Corner Item Do you know who this is?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1920 Location: Portland

Exhibits

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A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

Site Pages

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Sports

The Portland Press Herald Glass Plate Collection contains many examples of sports photography, from high school sports to photographs of famous…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Icons & Influencers

The Portland Evening Express was a Maine pioneer in this new publication style. The paper began featuring photographs under owner Colonel Fred Dow…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Along the Waterfront

… X The Portland Press Herald and the Evening Express ran a regular column on what was going on on Portland's busy working waterfront entitled…