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Historical Items

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Item 10753

Monson Shoe repair business, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Monson Media: Photographic print

Item 29344

E.G. Williams Shoe Repair Shop, Blue Hill, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Blue Hill Media: Photographic print

Item 19548

Shoe form for repairing shoes, Stockholm. c. 1930

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Stockholm Media: Steel

Tax Records

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Item 32143

331-333 Allen Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Oliver A Mann Style: Greek Revival Use: Shop - Shoe Repair

Item 40041

Assessor's Record, 301-303 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Henry Lessard Use: Shop - Shoe Repair

Item 40064

Assessor's Record, 992-1000 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary McKenney Use: Shop - Shoe Repair

Exhibits

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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.

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Remembering Mellie Dunham: Snowshoe Maker and Fiddler

Alanson Mellen "Mellie" Dunham and his wife Emma "Gram" Dunham were well-known musicians throughout Maine and the nation in the early decades of the 20th century. Mellie Dunham also received fame as a snowshoe maker.

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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

1930 Item 19548 infoStockholm Historical Society Shoe repair stand used to keep shoes steady while repairing them.

Site Page

Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Interviews - Page 1 of 2

Then I asked him how long would it take to repair the cars and his answer was “It would take a few days to repair because It would take a while to…

Site Page

Historic Hallowell - Cyclone Poems

… Bring in a supply everyone helps clean up rebuild repair soon Cyclones, Storms, and Fixing the City by Gabby Horse A stable maybe I am stuck and it…

My Maine Stories

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII