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Historical Items

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Item 103982

Conductor Ethel Leginska, Portland, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1927 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 6023

Conductor Conner and brakeman Chester Kincaide, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Photographic print

Item 29277

Conductors, porter, Greenville, 1901

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1901 Location: Greenville Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.


The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.


Reuben Ruby: Hackman, Activist

Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - The Stevens Training Center Serenaders

Pauline I. McCready, also the Conductor-Accompanist, ventured into the studios of Augusta radio station WRDO.

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Blue Hill, Maine - The Musical Culture of Blue Hill

Kneisel worked for the Boston Symphony Orchestra as a concertmaster and assistant conductor. He founded the Kneisel Quartet, a string quartet musical…

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Historic Hallowell - Logging

… this machine: an engineer, firman, steersman, and conductor. Another tool was the Peavy stick. The Peavy stick was a tool that logging people used…