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Historical Items

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Item 103613

Arthur Butts with State Police, Upper Gloucester, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1936-10-21 Location: Upper Gloucester Media: Glass Negative

Item 55530

'For Teenagers Only,' Portland, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 52861

"Dave Astor Show," Portland, April 1962

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1962 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.

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John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.

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"Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

Concern about immigrants and their loyalty in the post World War I era led to programs to "Americanize" them -- an effort to help them learn English and otherwise adjust to life in the United States. Clara Soule ran one such program for the Portland Public Schools, hoping it would help the immigrants be accepted.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Ezekiel Hopkins house and grounds, Hampden, 1840

… and mechanical were combined." When he was a teenager, Martin worked for Hopkins on his farm and in his store.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Moving to Maine: There to Here - Page 2 of 3

My father was a teenager before he could afford a bicycle. It was the easiest way to get around other than walking.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 139-194

… Approximately 1840-1844 John Martin, still a teenager in the experiences he recollected, already had experience working for several men, and began…

My Maine Stories

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Dancing through barriers
by Garrett Stewart

My Dad performed on the Dave Astor Show in Portland during the civil rights era.

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Memories of working at the Criterion Theatre
by Vernon L. Cox

Working as a teenager with projectionest Roy Blake at the Criterion Theater

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An Asian American Account
by Zabrina

An account from a Chinese American teen during the COVID-19 pandemic.