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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - "Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

… city government and the rise of the Ku Klux Klan were motivated by anti-immigrant sentiments. In response to the charge that immigrants could never…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 3 of 3

One of the most famous legends of Biddeford is when the Klan paraded through Saco and tried to come to Biddeford--the story goes that the Irish…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Along the Waterfront

Along the Waterfront X The Portland Press Herald and the Evening Express ran a regular column on what was going on on Portland's busy working…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection

Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection A Brief History of the Portland Press Herald Guy Gannett with Senator Frederick Hale, Portland…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aviation

Aviation Biplane and pilots, Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1924Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Aviation and news about…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Icons & Influencers

Icons & Influencers Charles Lindbergh, Scarborough, 1927Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Icons & Influencers…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Wiscasset's Arctic Connection Schooner Bowdoin, backing off the pier, Wiscasset, 1926 View the Wiscasset's Arctic Connection Slide Show Text…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aerial Photography

Aerial Photography Eye In The Sky Slideshow In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Sports

Sports High School Sports View a High School Sports Slideshow Sports, as in newspapers around the globe, occupied a prominent role in the…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - "Man on the Street"

"Man on the Street" Street scene, Monument Square, Portland, ca. 1924Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society/MaineToday Media The Portland…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - 1925 National Governors' Association Convention

1925 National Governors' Association Convention View the National Governors' Convention Slideshow, 1925 On Monday June 29, 1925, over 20 of…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs

… National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs Power of Potential View the Maine Women's Business Convention Slideshow…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Crime & Disaster - Page 2 of 2

Crime & Disaster This was the fourth school fire in Portland in 1921 and was of unknown origin. It started in the library, which did not have a…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Crime & Disaster - Page 1 of 2

Crime & Disaster Crime & Disaster A selection of photographs relating to crime & disaster in the Portland Press Herald Glass Plate Negative…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 3 of 3

Within a couple of years the Klan moved out and the Goodwill Hall became a facility for sports and other social events.

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Malaga Island: a story best left untold - Maine State documents and Proclamations

… Malaga Island was destroyed, the largest Ku Klux Klan rally in the history of the United States was right here in Maine, against the French…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

He was also an avid supporter of the Ku Klux Klan. In September of 1926, he was elected to the U.S. Senate as a Republican to fill the vacancy left…