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Keywords: State Street

Historical Items

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Item 20932

State Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 20933

State Street, Portland, 1886

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1886-01-28 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 12890

State Street, Portland, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 75748

163-165 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: State Street Congregational Church Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Bakery

Item 75745

Assessor's Record, 155-163 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: State Street Congregational Church Use: Church

Item 75692

58-64 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: State Street Hospital Use: Hospital

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Exhibit

State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

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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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - State Street Baptist Church

… and State Streets and the building known today as State Street Baptist Church was built on the site in 1881.

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - State Street Theater

State Street Theater Text by Kali and Brooke, students at Presque Isle Middle School Images from and the students X X The State Street

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Main and State streets, Presque Isle, 1929

The view is looking East up State Street. This photograph shows the Bolton Block and the businesses within in 1929.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Orphanage on Revere Street
by anonymous

An orphanage operated by a Mrs. Oliver on 54 Revere Street in Portland, Maine in 1930.

Story

Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR

Story

Appreciation sign for essential health care workers
by Henry J Gartley

A neighbor expresses their appreciation for the workers at a local nursing home.