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Historical Items

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Item 31302

Retail seafood business, Lubec, 1983

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1983 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 13246

Sea Goddess contestants, Rockland Seafood Festival

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: circa 1950 Location: Rockland Media: Photographic print

Item 102650

Jose Castaneda, Portland, 2009

Courtesy of Jan Pieter Van Voorst Van Beest, an individual partner Date: 2009 Location: Portland Media: Digital photograph


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Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.


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.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 2 of 4

Donald A. Thurlow opened the Pine Point Seafood Market and sold fish, lobsters, clams and other seafood.

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Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

They would sometimes have big seafood feasts, where they would cook on hot rocks, and seaweed. The Abenakis dried their seafood they caught during…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Lobstering

… same time urban markets welcomed this change of seafood. Steamboats were replacing the sailed boats and thus were better able to get the fresh…

My Maine Stories

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How to prepare "Paquet de poisson a la vapeur"
by Titi de Baccarat

Making Gabonese cuisine in Portland Maine


Portland cuisine supports health in West Africa
by Maria Cushing

I present Portuguese inspired food to fundraise for Amigos de Mente


Starting Chebeague Island Oyster Company
by Caitlin Gerber

Farming oysters in Casco Bay