Do you know these teenagers?
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1962-03-24 Location: Portland; Mechanic Falls Media: Film transparency
Do you recognize these teenagers?
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1962-04-14 Location: Portland; Lewiston Media: Film transparency
Santa Claus and evergreens have been common December additions to homes, schools, businesses, and other public places to America since the mid nineteenth century. They are two symbols of the Christian holiday of Christmas whose origins are unrelated to the religious meaning of the day.
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.
Growing up, my mother didn’t have a TV or toys. She grew up poor and moved to seek a new life in the United States of America.