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Historical Items

These results include photographs, documents, letters, paintings, artifacts, and many other kinds of Maine related items from collections around the state and elsewhere.


Item 27110

Telephone Booth, Islesboro, ca. 1919

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1919 Location: Islesboro Media: Metal, wood, glass

Item 27109

Telephone Switchboard, Islesboro, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Islesboro Media: Wood, metal, cord

Item 8261

Train board, traces out

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum Date: 1914 Media: Photographic print

Item 61877

Lillian 'Lil' Smith, telephone operator for Swan's Island, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Swan's Island Media: Photographic print

Item 61878

Gwen May remembers working the Swan's Island telephone switchboard in the 1960s

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Swan's Island Media: Mp3

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Item 25449

Earth Station, Andover, 1962

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

Item 18050

Telephone Central Office Building, Lewiston, 1903

Contributed by: Telephone Museum Date: 1903 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 26106

Telstar Earth Station, Andover, ca. 1962

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1962 Location: Andover Media: Postcard

Item 18051

Switchboard operators, Lewiston, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Telephone Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Lewiston; Ellsworth Media: Photographic print

Item 18053

Winnie McCarthy, Lewiston, ca. 1911

Contributed by: Telephone Museum Date: circa 1911 Location: Lewiston; Ellsworth Media: Photographic print

Item 9162

MMC telephone service, Portland, 1959

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives Date: 1959 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 25461

Horn antenna, Andover, 1962

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