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Historical Items

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Item 20682

'Yellow Bird,' Old Orchard Beach, 1929

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society Date: 1929-06-13 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Item 20817

Fueling 'Yellow Bird,' Old Orchard Beach, 1929

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society Date: 1929-06-13 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Item 20680

'Yellow Bird' and 'Green Flash,' Old Orchard Beach, 1929

Contributed by: Old Orchard Beach Historical Society Date: 1929-06-02 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.

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Pigeon's Mainer Project: who decides who belongs?

Street artist Pigeon's artwork tackles the multifaceted topic of immigration. He portrays Maine residents, some who are asylum seekers, refugees, and immigrants—people who are often marginalized through state and federal policies—to ask questions about the dynamics of power in society, and who gets to call themselves a “Mainer.”

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History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Division Street School, Bangor, 1865

… in the rear of the Resivoir, House painted chrome yellow with yellow curtains The wood shed & out house fence Rough boards no paint Resivoir…

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Historic Hallowell - Volunteer Firefighters and their Fire Clothes

Their hats were yellow while some were red also with black in the middle with a number in front. Now the firemen wear jackets that are either black…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1940-1950 - Page 1 of 3

… four-piece ensemble comprised of a coordinated yellow blouse, brown wool short skirt, tailored jacket, and boxy reversible yellow / brown waist…

My Maine Stories

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Isolation!
by Leslie

Having only moved to Maine alone 8 months prior, had to freeze my life

Story

A Florida Flatlander Finds Adventure in Maine (An Excerpt)
by Steve Hood

Humorous reminisces of former adventures in Maine from a Florida retiree

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"Mama sings 'get your hands up'": Maria's Diary June 2020
by Maria

Maria, 7 years old, records impressions of staying with her grandparents in Somesville in June 2020.