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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 54439

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad excursions, 1952

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: circa 1952 Location: Presque Isle; Boston Media: MP3

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Item 54441

Building changes on the corner of Main and State, Presque Isle, since 1940

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: 1940–2000 Location: Presque Isle Media: MP3

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Item 23187

Miriam Monroe recollections of Edward K. Whitney

Contributed by: Western Maine Cultural Alliance Date: circa 1850 Location: Norway; Paris Media: MP3

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Item 101075

Slave whip, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Date: 1864 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

Item 63064

Mike Holmes describes Fourth of July on Swan's Island during the 1950s

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Swan's Island Media: Mp3

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Item 63066

Kevin Staples describes the Swan's Island softball team, ca. 1978

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: circa 1978 Location: Swan's Island Media: Mp3

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Item 54443

The Army Air Force beginnings in Presque Isle, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: circa 1943 Location: Presque Isle Media: MP3

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Item 23186

Richard Box recollection of Christmas in North Africa, 1943

Contributed by: Western Maine Cultural Alliance Date: 1943 Media: MP3

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Item 61859

Myron 'Sonny' Sprague talks about the family store, Swan's Island, 1957-1974

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: 1957–1974 Location: Swan's Island Media: Mp3

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Item 63069

Myron 'Sonny' Sprague remembers Clyde Torrey, Swan's Island, 2010

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: 1960–1970 Location: Swan's Island Media: Mp3

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Item 104988

James E. Francis kapahse (sturgeon) drum, Indian Island, 2019

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2019 Location: Indian Island Media: Leather, acrylic

Item 61878

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

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

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Item 63065

Swan's Islanders recount their Island childhoods, 1930-1960

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: 1930–1960 Location: Swan's Island Media: Mp3

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Item 63068

Marion Stinson band memories, Swan's Island, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Swan's Island Media: Mp3

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Item 54440

Name changes for a Presque Isle Bank, 1940 - 2000

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: 1940–2000 Location: Presque Isle Media: MP3

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Item 61846

Marion Stinson, 'Jill of All Trades,' Swan's Island, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: circa 1945 Location: Swan's Island Media: Mp3

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Item 61851

Theo Buswell May talks about farm life, Swan's Island, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Swan's Island Media: Mp3

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Item 61854

Albert Buswell telling about sheep shearing on Swan's Island, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: 1940–1949 Location: Swan's Island Media: Mp3

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Item 61876

Spencer Joyce describes lobstering, Swan's Island, 1967-2010

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: 1967–2010 Location: Swan's Island Media: Mp3

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Item 63063

Marguerite Staples on "Ice cream socials," Swan's Island, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Swan's Island Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Swan's Island Media: Mp3

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Item 23188

Re-enactment of Oxford County Finnish settlement

Contributed by: Western Maine Cultural Alliance Date: 1898 Location: South Paris Media: MP3

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Item 19007

Making butter, Littleton, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1935 Location: Littleton; Houlton Media: MP3

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Item 19024

Bread-making recollection, Monticello, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1930 Location: Monticello Media: MP3

Item 19029

Depression era bartering recollection, Aroostook County

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1932 Location: Monticello Media: MP3