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Historical Items

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Item 25003

Swimming Pool Club, Bar Harbor, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: 1903 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 25004

Swimming Pool, Bar Harbor, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Item 67732

Swimming pool, St. Joseph's Orphanage, Lewiston, 1963

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection, University of Southern Maine Libraries Date: 1963-07-02 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109104

Mr. & Mrs. Louis Brechemin swimming pool, Belfast, 1952

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1952 Location: Belfast Client: Louis Brechemin Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 149166

Boyer residence preliminary pool study, Hobe Sound, FL, 1976-2006

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1976–2006 Location: Jupiter Island Clients: Markley Boyer; Barbara Millen Architect: Umberto Innocenti - Richard K. Webel

Item 111347

Sheshunoff residence garden site plan, Scarborough, 1990-1992

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1990–1992 Location: Scarborough Clients: Gabrielle Sheshunoff; Alex Sheshunoff Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect

Online Exhibits

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From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.


Songs of Winnebago

An enduring element of summer camps is the songs campers sing around the campfire, at meals, and on many other occasions. Some regale the camp experience and others spur the camp's athletes on to victory.


Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Swimming, Blue Hill, 1907

"Swimming, Blue Hill, 1907 Contributed by Blue Hill Public Library Description Swimming at the Bathing Beach in Blue Hill during the…"

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Sports

"… of different types of sports was all encompassing, and includes photos of boxing, baseball, football, golf, horseshoes, swimming, basketball."

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Playing at the pond

"The Quarry Pond has been used for swimming ever since. Three skaters at the Quarry Pond, Swan's Island, 1949Swan's Island Historical Society…"

My Maine Stories

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Childhood Memories of Learning to Swim on Rangeley Lake
by Betty C.

Betty's two older sisters taught her how to swim on Rangeley Lake.


Swimming with Jellyfish
by Cathy. L

At the age of 19 Cathy attended an Audubon Camp at Hog Island.


Float like a water lily
by Nancy R.

Learning to swim on Wilson Pond in Wayne, and synchronized swimming in college.