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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aviation

These frequent visits offered Gannett's Maine audience a steady stream of coverage on the topic. Captain Harry M. Jones Pilot Harry M. Jones, WWI…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Civil War

… the result of military and civilian deaths, the flight of men avoiding the draft, and the emigration of young people in search of new opportunities…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 3 of 4

… Historical Society & Museum Aviation: When Flight Was Still a Novelty Scarborough Airport Scarborough airport, actually the Portland Airport, was…

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Owls Head Transportation Museum

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Colby College Special Collections

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

… behind in the age of the aircraft! Commercial flights began by 1931 The stock market crash of 1929, however, brought the country's prosperity to a…