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Item 17811

Audience, Eastern Music Camp concert, 1931

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1931

Location: Sidney

Media: Photographic print

Item 7267

Audience, City Hall Auditorium, Portland, 1995

Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ

Date: 1995-01-24

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 102190

Benjamin Harrison requesting an audience of the House, Williamsburg, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1776-06-12

Location: Williamsburg

Media: Ink on paper

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Lillian Nordica as Valentine, 1887

Lillian Nordica: Farmington Diva

Lillian Norton, known as Nordica, was one of the best known sopranos in America and the world at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. She was a native of Farmington.


Jean-Baptiste Couture, Lewiston, 1926

Le Théâtre

Lewiston, Maine's second largest city, was long looked upon by many as a mill town with grimy smoke stacks, crowded tenements, low-paying jobs, sleazy clubs and little by way of refinement, except for Bates College. Yet, a noted Québec historian, Robert Rumilly, described it as "the French Athens of New England."


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1843

Picturing Henry

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's popularity in the 19th century is reflected by the number of images of him -- in a variety of media -- that were produced and reproduced, some to go with published works of his, but many to be sold to the public on cards and postcards.

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Joseph Jovite "J. J." Salvas, Biddeford, ca. 1920

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Joseph Jovite Salvas

… circling around small towns where they were well-received. In 1908, Salvas started presenting plays on his own for French-speaking audiences.

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J. J. Salvas and Franco actors, Biddeford, ca. 1925

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Joseph Jovite Salvas

It was not unusual for French-speaking audiences of 1100 to be entertained at one of Salvas’s plays.

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Main Street, Biddeford, 1909

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 1 of 3

Conrad Coulombe in costume for play "Tonkourou", Biddeford, ca. 1925Item Contributed byMcArthur Public Library Talent without an audience quickly…

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All


Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast


Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey