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Memories of working at the Criterion Theatre
by Vernon L. Cox
Working as a teenager with projectionest Roy Blake at the Criterion Theater
The story behind David Moses Bridges' basket
by Patricia Ayala Rocabado
The story behind David Moses Bridges' (1962-2017) birch bark basket
How Far is Deep Enough?
by Molly M.
Wading into Casco Bay after a hot and prickly afternoon on an island off Portland.
Sarah Redmond Seaweed Farmer
by Sarah Redmond
Sarah explains the importance of seaweed and how she became a seaweed farmer
Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque
by Barbara Burns
My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.
How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer
by Joy Asuncion
My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy
The Joys of Kayaking - Pam's Story
by Pam Ferris-Olson
Pam has kayaked in many special places but her fondest memories are being made on Casco Bay
Portland in the 1940s
by Carol Norton Hall
As a young woman in Portland during WWII, the presence of servicemen was life changing.
"Mama sings 'get your hands up'": Maria's Diary June 2020
Maria, 7 years old, records impressions of staying with her grandparents in Somesville in June 2020.
Where are the French?
by Rhea Côté Robbins
Franco-Americans in Maine
Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.
Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide
A Note from a Maine-American
by William Dow Turner
With 7 generations before statehood, and 5 generations since, Maine DNA carries on.
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