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Historical Items

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Item 103950

Children knitting at the Portland Day Nursery, Portland, 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1923 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 101279

Oliver Wolcott on welfare of family, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1777

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1777-04-23 Location: Philadelphia; Litchfield Media: Ink on paper

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Item 103947

Dog at Portland Day Nursery, Portland, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1923 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 45319

96-98 Danforth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Baby Hygiene and Child Welfare Assn. Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 45325

Assessor's Record, 100-102 Danforth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Baby Hygiene and Child Welfare Assn. Use: Land only

Exhibits

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Lt. Charles A. Garcelon, 16th Maine

The son of Maine's surgeon general and nephew of a captain in the 16th Maine, Charles A. Garcelon of Lewiston served in Co. I of the 16th Maine. His letters home in the first 17 months of his service express his reflections on war and his place in it.

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Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.

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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.

Site Pages

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

Brothers of the Civil War President Abraham LincolnItem Contributed byMaine Historical Society Setting the Scene On April 12, 1861…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Resources and Links

Resources and Links Click here to see the images uploaded by the Cumberland Historical Society. Click here to see the images uploaded by the North…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - The Lending Libraries of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

The Lending Libraries of North Yarmouth and Cumberland Records of The Second social Library In North Yarmouth, 1793Item Contributed byPrince…

My Maine Stories

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Orphanage on Revere Street
by anonymous

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

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The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds