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Keywords: Tax collection

Historical Items

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Item 22541

Josiah Willard on tax collection, 1752

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1752 Location: Boston; Kittery Media: Ink on paper

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Item 28427

Patrick Kerr tax bill, 1866

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1886 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 11139

Income tax reform effort, Portland, 1981

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1981-08-12 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

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John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

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MY ISLAND HOME: Verlie Colby Greenleaf of Westport Island

Verlie Greenleaf (1891-1992) bore witness to over a century of Westport Island's history. Many changes occurred during Verlie's 100-year life. Verlie Greenleaf donated photographs, personal notes, and sat for an interview in 1987, all part of the Westport Island History Committee's collection. Her words frame this exhibition, providing a first-person account of her life.

Site Pages

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City of Portland Planning & Urban Development

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Biddeford Historical Society

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Walker Memorial Library

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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