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Historical Items

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Item 52079

Smoke cloud, Saco, 1953

Contributed by: Dyer Library/Saco Museum Date: 1953-03-12 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 11165

Smoke Shop, Portland, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1912 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 11290

Smoke from fire, Baxter State Park, 1977

Contributed by: Baxter State Park Date: 1977 Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 36659

49 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Felice Giampetruzzi Use: Dwelling & Store

Item 52689

228-234 Franklin Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: David Wyer & Co. Use: Smoke House

Item 83654

Assessor's Record, 7 Water Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Burnham and Morrill Company Use: Smoke House

Online Exhibits

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Le Théâtre

Lewiston, Maine's second largest city, was long looked upon by many as a mill town with grimy smoke stacks, crowded tenements, low-paying jobs, sleazy clubs and little by way of refinement, except for Bates College. Yet, a noted Québec historian, Robert Rumilly, described it as "the French Athens of New England."

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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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Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Cities of Smoke and Soot

Cities of Smoke and Soot Aftermath of Harmon's Corner Fire, 1911McArthur Public Library Headline about the fire which consumed Biddeford's…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - EXHIBITS

… University of Southern Maine CITIES OF SMOKE AND SOOT An introduction to Biddeford and Saco's tumultuous fire history.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 8, pages 135-150

Blake Cornelius Driscoll Philadelphia Convention George W. Ladd President Johnson Annie Martin performance Solon Wilder Men smoking

My Maine Stories

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Monument Square 1967
by C. Michael Lewis

The background story and research behind a commissioned painting of Monument Square.

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How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-États
by Michael Parent

How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.

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An allegory about the Vietnam war
by Bill Hinderer

An allegory about my service in the Vietnam War