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Historical Items

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Item 78830

G.F. Shepley acceptance to American Metric Bureau, 1876

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1876 Location: Portland; Boston Media: Ink on paper

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Item 9874

Attractions of the Redpath Lyceum Bureau brochure, 1919

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1919 Location: New York; Boston Media: Ink on paper

Item 12927

Publicity Bureau car, 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1922 Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 75764

Assessor's Record, 181-183 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John J. Cunningham Use: Store - Publicity Bureau


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Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.


Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.


Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Site Pages

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Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor Man Rats Out Brady Gang - Page 2 of 2

04/14/2010. The Brady Gang. Famous Cases. Federal Bureau of Investigation, n.d. Web. 23 April 2010. Bullets Fly During Central Street Gun Battle.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Brick Works

… Knox Museum The Eleventh Annual Report of the Bureau of Industrial and Labor Statistics for the State of Maine, published in 1897, states that…

My Maine Stories

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From Pee Wee to Pro The Maine Way
by Danny Bolduc

I am the very first person from Maine to have played hockey in the Olympics and in the NHL.


How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse