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Historical Items

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Mystery Corner Item

Item 102933

South Portland High School students on The Dave Astor Show, Portland, 1962

Mystery Corner Item Do you know these teenagers?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1962-03-17 Location: Portland; South Portland Media: Film transparency

Mystery Corner Item

Item 103300

Dave Astor and guests on set of the final show, Portland, 1971

Mystery Corner Item Do you know these women?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1971-06-26 Location: Portland Media: Film transparency

Item 103319

Dave Astor on the set of his final show, Portland, 1971

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1971-06-26 Location: Portland Media: Film transparency

Exhibits

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Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

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Maine Sweets: Confections and Confectioners

From chocolate to taffy, Mainers are inventive with our sweet treats. In addition to feeding our sweet tooth, it's also an economic driver for the state.