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Historical Items

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Item 31639

Thurston and Bayley Company, Scarborough, 1948

Contributed by: Bruce Thurlow through Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: 1948 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

Item 69752

Clearwater picnic, Industry, ca. 1929

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1929 Location: Industry Media: Photographic print

Item 27069

Ice Cutting, Islesboro, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Islesboro Media: Postcard

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 116307

Fitzgerald house, Brighton, VT, 1888

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1888 Location: Brighton Client: George H. Fitzgerald Architect: John Calvin Stevens

Online Exhibits

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

Site Pages

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

Historically, the cottage industries were common in areas where a large percentage of local population was engaged in seasonal work, because families…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Lydia Abbott Titcomb and Pine Tree Cottage, Farmington, ca. 1875

Lydia Abbott Titcomb and Pine Tree Cottage, Farmington, ca. 1875 Contributed by Farmington Historical Society Description Pine Tree…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 2 of 3

… even with winter homes "in town" and then summer cottages out at the Pool or towards Kennebunkport. Thursday Club program, Biddeford…

My Maine Stories

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Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics