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Historical Items

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Item 66127

Greetings from Maine souvenir postcard, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1935 Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 66225

Great Head postcard, Acadia National Park, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1935 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Linen texture postcard

Item 66147

Entrance to Maine Turnpike, Kittery, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: circa 1950 Location: Kittery Media: Linen texture postcard

Exhibits

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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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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.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - One of Many Monuments

One of the four statues at the base (Law) weighs 21 tons. The finished monument is shown in the color postcard.

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Historic Hallowell - Eastern Illustrating Company

Herman Cassens, a young entrepreneur, started a postcard company, the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, in the mid-coast town of Belfast…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Merchants' Row

Front Street postcard, Bath, ca. 1907Item Contributed byPatten Free Library Merchants' Row is an interesting part of Bath's history because of the…