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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 36405

70 Pine Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Benjamin F Dudley Use: Dwelling & Store

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


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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.


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.


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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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.

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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…

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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