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Keywords: Public Entertainments

Historical Items

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Item 71595

Public Library, Pittsfield, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1938 Location: Pittsfield Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 14113

Flossie Gordon, Bangor, 1939

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1939 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 10613

Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Postcard

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110099

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

Item 110143

Redbank Village: A Victory Housing Project of the Federal Public Housing Authority, South Portland, 1942

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1942 Location: South Portland Client: Federal Public Housing Authority Architect: John Howard Stevens John Calvin Stevens II Architects

Item 109643

Goodspeed Memorial Library at Wilton ME, Wilton, 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1915 Location: Wilton Client: Wilton Free Public Library Association Architect: Harry S. Coombs

Online Exhibits

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Fair Season: Crops, Livestock, and Entertainment

Agricultural fairs, intended to promote new techniques and better farming methods, have been held since the early 19th century. Before long, entertainments were added to the educational focus of the early fairs.

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La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

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Monuments to Civil War Soldiers

Maine supplied a huge number of soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War -- some 70,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Bath's Historic Downtown - Entertainment- Alameda and Opera House

"Entertainment- Alameda and Opera House Text by Claire Keating and Billy Price 7th Grade students at Bath Middle School With images from the Patten…"

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William Fogg Public Library

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Student Exhibits

"… Customs House Davenport Memorial and City Hall Entertainment Venues - Dreamland and Liberty Entertainment Venues - The Alameda and The Opera House…"

My Maine Stories

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Jim Paquette - preserving his Franco-American and musical roots
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

Lead singer of the iconic Black Hart Band shares insights of his life journey.

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Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.

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Blessing of the Creatures MAINEUSA
by Marty Pottenger

Passamaquoddy "Blessing of the Creatures'' honors the creatures of Maine.