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Historical Items

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Item 55530

'For Teenagers Only,' Portland, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Mystery Corner Item

Item 103027

Mechanic Falls High School students on The Dave Astor Show, Portland, 1962

Mystery Corner Item Do you know these teenagers?

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1962-03-24 Location: Portland; Mechanic Falls Media: Film transparency

Item 52865

'Dave Astor Show: For Teenagers Only,' Portland, ca. 1962

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1962 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.


Fashion for the People: Maine's Graphic Tees

From their humble beginnings as undergarments to today‚Äôs fashion runways, t-shirts have evolved into universally worn wardrobe staples. Named because the silhouette resembles the capital letter "T," the t-shirt—also called a "tee"—is usually a short-sleeved, collarless shirt made of cotton. Original graphic t-shirts, graphic t-shirt quilts, and photographs trace the 102-year history of the garment, demonstrating how, through the act of wearing graphic tees, people own a part of history relating to politics, social justice, economics, and commemorative events in Maine.


John Dunn, 19th Century Sportsman

John Warner Grigg Dunn was an accomplished amateur photographer, hunter, fisherman and lover of nature. On his trips to Ragged Lake and environs, he became an early innovator among amateur wildlife photographers. His photography left us with a unique record of the Moosehead Lake region in the late nineteenth century.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Ezekiel Hopkins house and grounds, Hampden, 1840

… and mechanical were combined." When he was a teenager, Martin worked for Hopkins on his farm and in his store.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Moving to Maine: There to Here - Page 2 of 3

My father was a teenager before he could afford a bicycle. It was the easiest way to get around other than walking.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 139-194

… Approximately 1840-1844 John Martin, still a teenager in the experiences he recollected, already had experience working for several men, and began…

My Maine Stories

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The Cup Code (working at OOB in the 1960s)
by Randy Randall

Teenagers cooking fried food in OOB and the code used identify the product and quantity.


Dancing through barriers
by Garrett Stewart

My Dad performed on the Dave Astor Show in Portland during the civil rights era.


Memories of working at the Criterion Theatre
by Vernon L. Cox

Working as a teenager with projectionest Roy Blake at the Criterion Theater