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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Activities for Rusticators

… cottagers initiated new activities, events, and social clubs: Enter the horse show? Dress up for a masquerade ball? Attend a concert at the…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and Social Reform Movements of the 1800s-1900s

2013, web.colby.edu/activism/stories/frederick-douglass-speaks-at-colby/. Accessed 8 Mar. 2017. "Temperance movement." Britannica School…

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Maine Conservation Corps

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Final Vote

His father, Stephen Longfellow III, was previously active in the earlier fight for separation in the 1780s and 1790s.

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

It sought to promote and assist their activities and to promote ethical business dealings. Maine led the eastern U.S.

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

… before moving on to several days of meetings and activities at Poland Springs. The fanfare and stellar national attendance for the convention was…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Icons & Influencers

… celebrations, and one of Gannett’s favorite activities—aviation. The Evening Express’ commitment to photographic journalism garnered local interest…

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

… in their publications; they were especially active in aerial photography and owned several company planes for that purpose.

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Anchor of the Soul - Anchor of the Soul

… Anchor of the Soul Anchor of the Soul A documentary about black history in Maine

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Mercy Hospital - McAuley Residence

… George turned to Sister Miriam Therese Callnan, a social studies teacher at Catherine McAuley High School.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Coasting Law of 1789

The Coasting Law of 1789 'Unity' and 'Margaretta,' Machias, 1755 The Coasting Law of 1789 required that merchant ships port and register at…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation - Page 1 of 2

The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation Overwhelmingly dedicated to independence from Britain, Mainers quieted any murmurs of…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation - Page 2 of 2

The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation The committee sent a similar address to the citizens of Maine urging them to support…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Overview: Road to Statehood

Overview: Road to Statehood Map of the Inhabited Part of Maine, Moses Greenleaf, 1829Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Many know…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - After the War: The First Victory for Separationists

After the War: The First Victory for Separationists The "Boxer" and "Enterprise," Monhegan, 1831 This painting depicts an 1813 battle between…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Maine in the 17th Century

Maine in the 17th Century Map of New England, New York, ca. 1676 Largely an unexplored territory by European settlers, 17th century Maine…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - 1790s: A Growing Movement

1790s: A Growing Movement "An address to the inhabitants of the District of Maine upon the subject of their separation," Portland, 1791Item…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Turn of the Century to the War of 1812

Turn of the Century to the War of 1812 The 1800s welcomed a plethora of economic and demographic changes for the District of Maine.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma

The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma William P. Preble to William King regarding Missouri Compromise, Portland, 1820 Although delighted by…

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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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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 - 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…