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Item 9780

Quick Lunch Stand at Acton Fair, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Acton Media: Index to Glass Negatives, Tom Ursia Donations

Item 16388

Lunch Bucket, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Littleton Media: Wood

Item 67527

Students in Strong Public School lunchroom, Strong, ca. 1953

Contributed by: Mr. & Mrs. Roger Lambert through Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1953 Location: Strong Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 63341

230 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Capitol Lunch Co. Use: Lunch Room & Tailor Shop

Item 76811

257 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Congress Square Lunch Use: Restaurant

Item 38558

414-424 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Estate of Michael Lunch Ellen J. O'Neil et als Trustees Use: Seven stores & Theater


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Toy Len Goon: Mother of the Year

Toy Len Goon of Portland, an immigrant from China, was a widow with six children when she was selected in 1952 as America's Mother of the Year.


Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.


Reading, Writing and 'Rithmetic: Brooklin Schools

When Brooklin, located on the Blue Hill Peninsula, was incorporated in 1849, there were ten school districts and nine one-room school houses. As the years went by, population changes affected the location and number of schools in the area. State requirements began to determine ways that student's education would be handled. Regardless, education of the Brooklin students always remained a high priority for the town.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Northern Maine Fair Memories - Page 3 of 3

Everybody came to the picnic because it was the last thing before school started. Families had this picnic lunch because they could not afford to…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… handle, it could also be used to carry a picnic lunch, a hot dish to a church social or as a lunch pail. It was like the "Tupperware" of the day.

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Lincoln, Maine - Lower Main St. looking north, Lincoln, ca. 1948

… small building is the Shanty Restaurant with Sadie's Lunch next to it. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

My Maine Stories

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Shax and laxoox: tea with milk and Somali bread.
by Kheyro Jama

Lahooh (laxoox) is a food staple in East Africa, enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner


Amato's Italian Sandwiches
by Charles V. Stanhope

Amato's Italian Sandwiches


History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars