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Historical Items

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Item 9433

Record of ice delivery accounts, Aug. 20, 1894

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1894-08-20 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 23811

Josiah Pierce probate account, Baldwin, ca. 1830

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1830 Location: Baldwin Media: Ink on paper

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Item 75058

Military governor staff list, New Orleans, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: New Orleans Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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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.

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This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

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Fallen Heroes: Last of the Jewish WWII Veterans

Listen to recordings from the last of the World War II Jewish veterans.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 2, pages 27-37

… The first four pages are a Daily Mercury account of a Bangor Antiquarian Society lecture by Charles Lowell, which is apparently a tongue-in-cheek…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Plan of Alden Merry's house, Brownville Junction, 1893

… Description John Martin (1823-1904), an account and architecture enthusiast, called this house "the most & best house I ever see for $1000." The…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Interior, John Martin Store, Bangor, 1862

In 1862, he opened his own store on Center Street near the Rail Road Bridge. Martin, who began in 1864 writing a detailed account of his life and…

My Maine Stories

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An Asian American Account
by Zabrina

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

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Becoming @ham_italian
by anonymous

@ham_italian is an Instagram account I created that celebrates the Maine ham Italian sandwich

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Epidemic of violence against Indigenous people
by Michael-Corey F. Hinton

Systemic racism, murder, and the danger of stereotypes