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Keywords: Seating

Historical Items

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Item 148514

City Hall Auditorium seats, Portland, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1912 Location: Portland Media: Wood, wool, iron

Item 15522

Cumston Hall Auditorium Seating, Monmouth, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monmouth Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Monmouth Media: Glass Negative

Item 82216

J. C. Robicheaw & Sons seat delivery, Westbrook, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library Date: circa 1940 Location: Westbrook Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 99036

Assessor's Record, 1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company Use: Amusement

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 148633

Portland Hebrew School seating arrangement plan, 1955

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1955–1958 Location: Portland Client: Portland Hebrew School Synagogue Association Architect: Abraham Siegal

Item 110490

Planting plan and garden seat for Fortune Rock, Mount Desert, 1987

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1987 Location: Mount Desert Client: C. Graham Berwind Architect: Landscape Design Associates

Item 111984

Somerset County Court House, Skowhegan, 1873-1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1873–1904 Location: Skowhegan Client: Somerset County Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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A Field Guide to Trolley Cars

Many different types of trolley cars -- for different weather, different uses, and different locations -- were in use in Maine between 1895-1940. The "field guide" explains what each type looked like and how it was used.


The Nativist Klan

In Maine, like many other states, a newly formed Ku Klux Klan organization began recruiting members in the years just before the United States entered World War I. A message of patriotism and cautions about immigrants and non-Protestants drew many thousands of members into the secret organization in the early 1920s. By the end of the decade, the group was largely gone from Maine.


People, Pets & Portraits

Informal family photos often include family pets -- but formal, studio portraits and paintings also often feature one person and one pet, in formal attire and pose.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Pioneer Club, Presque Isle, ca. 1915

"Parkhurst, George Parsons, H. Forbes. Seated is Rev G. Park. The Presque Isle Pioneer Club was organized in June 1915 by the remaining living…"

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Early Maine Photography - Studio Portraits

"In the other three images, the subject is seated in an elaborately carved Gothic Revival chair. Photographers in smaller communities sometimes relied…"

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Early Maine Photography - Art - Page 2 of 2

"… is especially evident in a tintype of a man seated on a bench on a faux beach with a maritime scene behind him, complete with a sailing vessel and…"

My Maine Stories

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Seawolf Outhouse Robbery
by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

How necessity creates invention, and the moving of an outhouse in Vietnam.


Welcome home Sgt. Cunningham
by Donald C Cunningham

It was great to be back in Maine.


Harold's Garage, Rome Hollow, Maine
by Mimi C

Story about Harold Hawes, owner of Harold's garage and self-styled auctioneer in Rome Hollow, Maine