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Keywords: barber shop

Historical Items

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Item 75462

Cheney Barber Shop, Lubec, 1975, 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1975 Location: Lubec Media: Kodachrome slide

Item 79367

Haskell's Barber Shop Northeast Harbor ca. 1930

Contributed by: Northeast Harbor Library Date: circa 1930 Location: Northeast Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 64231

William B. McKeen, Strong, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1925 Location: Strong Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 37293

121-125 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John J Devine Use: Store & Storage

Item 33243

Assessor's Record, 335-341 Allen Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles L Hayes Use: Barber Shop

Item 39000

Assessor's Record, 640 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Devisees of James Cunningham Use: Store & Barber Shop

Online Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Historic Buildings on Madison Ave in Skowhegan

Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.


Evergreens and a Jolly Old Elf

Santa Claus and evergreens have been common December additions to homes, schools, businesses, and other public places to America since the mid nineteenth century. They are two symbols of the Christian holiday of Christmas whose origins are unrelated to the religious meaning of the day.


Rum, Riot, and Reform - Quenching the Thirst

"… to Portland around 1916 and established a barber shop on Middle Street. Wine was a staple in Italian families and at least one Portland priest…"

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Carney's Store

"Around 1934, Peter sold his barber chair after finding that the clothing business was becoming more successful."

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Lincoln, Maine - Solomon's Store

"At this time, it was a shoe store and barber shop. When Mr. Pinkham died in 1916, John Grindell bought stock in the store and made it into a clothing…"

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Early Settlements

"Barber Shop, Islesboro, ca. 1900Islesboro Historical Society HEWES POINT Hewes Point was named for Paoli Hewes, who established a salt works on the…"

My Maine Stories

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Bert Gagne-from star athlete to community barber
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center Voices of Biddeford project

Bert’s personal account of his lifelong non-stop approach including his 60+ years as a barber.


Becoming @ham_italian
by anonymous

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