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Early Maine Photography - War - Page 2 of 2

Private Gammon served in the 39th Massachusetts before transferring to the 12th Massachusetts on June 25, 1864. In August of that year, he was…

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 2 of 3

He held the rank of major general in the state militia during the War of 1812. The hardships experienced by Maine during the war prompted King to…

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 1 of 2

… landmark church appears in an ambrotype of the stately Federal style Unitarian-Universalist Church of 1831-32 in Castine. George W.

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Early Maine Photography - War - Page 1 of 2

… testified their love and respect for the aged veteran of the Cross, who had for so many years lived and labored in their section of the State."

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 1 of 3

During both the Jefferson and Madison administrations, Dolly Madison conducted the social life of the White House.

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 1 of 3

… with its Ionic columns and saucer dome as a new state capitol that would bring state government back to Portland from Augusta.

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 3 of 3

Hall proposed to Abner Lowell, a Portland jeweler and mountain enthusiast, a plan for a carriage road to the summit of Mount Washington.

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 3 of 3

After the death of his brother Henry in 1882, Samuel retired from the ministry and moved to Cambridge to devote himself to writing a three volume…

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

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

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Early Maine Photography - Early Maine Photography at Maine Historical Society

… offers extensive insight into the history of the state of Maine, as well as to the development of photography as a technology, discipline, art…

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Early Maine Photography - Art

Chapman, who died in 1844, was active in Gilead’s local government and represented the town in the state legislature.

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational Photography

… presence of a farmer and a sailor on the Maine State Seal symbolizes the importance of agricultural and maritime activities to the state’s economy…

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

The guns were fired from Ft. Williams, the horns came from the 5th Maine Infantry band, and whistles were from the steamboat Calvin Austin.

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Early Maine Photography - Portland Photographers

Such was the case of Almond W. Hanscom, who signed himself as a "traveling artist" on a circa 1860 ambrotype of Adam Winslow and his grandson Adam.

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

… first 1,000,000 subscriber magazine in the United States. The success of Comfort was also the major source of the families financial resources.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aviation

Famous pilots such as Charles Lindbergh and Frances Grayson made stops in Maine, specifically in Old Orchard Beach for events, or for several…

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

… assistant at Maine Historical Society and a student in the University of Southern Maine's New England and American Studies graduate program.

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

MacMillan liked Wiscasset, a community of about 1,200 on the Sheepscot River, because it was away "from the hubbub of the city" and ships could…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Along the Waterfront

… the White House, and met with members of the Maine Congressional delegation. Captain Berlin on the S.S. Isaac T.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Icons & Influencers

While named for Gannett’s flagship title, the Portland Press Herald, the bulk of the images within the collection—19,001 in total, are from the…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aerial Photography

… one of the most significant media influences in Maine. Fire on Hobson's Wharf, Portland, 1934Item Contributed byMaine Historical…

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

White was an inmate of Letchworth Village, a mental institution, where Kirby was an orderly. White ran away from the institution, and shortly…

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

Floods In March of 1936, New England experienced extreme rainfall, resulting in one of the worst floods on record for the region.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Sports

Coverage of different types of sports was all encompassing, and includes photos of boxing, baseball, football, golf, horseshoes, swimming, basketball.