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Historical Items

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Item 17572

New York Sportsman's Show booth, 1897

Contributed by: Phillips Historical Society Date: 1897 Location: New York Media: Photographic print

Mystery Corner Item

Item 104729

Woman at horse show, ca. 1930

Mystery Corner Item Do you know who this and where it was taken?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1930

Item 35049

Portland Horse Show Association program, 1937

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1937-09-25 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Online Exhibits

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Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

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From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

Site Pages

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Sports

… High School Sports View a High School Sports Slideshow Sports, as in newspapers around the globe, occupied a prominent role in the Press…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

… View the Wiscasset's Arctic Connection Slide Show Text by Cindy Dykes Images from Maine Historical Society, Blethen Maine Newspapers Explorer…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Crime & Disaster - Page 1 of 2

… Portland Evening Express article on May 21st, it shows the collapsed roof that killed Captain Kent. By the time the fire department arrived, after…

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars

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Annette Addorio: 100+ years of memories from full life
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

From 1914 to 2018, highlights from my life in Biddeford

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Spiros Droggitis: From Biddeford to Washington DC and back
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A Greek family's impact: from the iconic Wonderbar Restaurant to Washington DC