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Presque Isle: The Star City - State Street Theater

When the theater first opened, television was being introduced into homes. Less people came to the theater.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - The McCormick house

… husband Stephen McCormick, the longtime radio and television broadcaster who, among other things, broadcast President Franklin D.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Bob Marley

In 2007, Bob Marley made his first television appearance on Comedy Central, having a stand-up performance on a national stage.

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South Portland Public Library

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 2 of 4

… computers, or high-quality projectors, or several televisions. They had to do everything by hand or in bad quality.

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Guilford, Maine - Historic Buildings - Page 2 of 2

… for a period of time after the development of television, making movies less profitable. The office of the Guilford Water Company was on the second…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 3 of 4

… 1970s were a traumatic time, as increased use of television brought world events into everyone's living room: the assassination of President…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 1 of 4

Petersburg, Florida, and was later exhibited on television. In 2007 the Scarborough Historical Society acquired one of Litchfield’s violins and had…

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Surry by the Bay - Broadway by the Bay

… career and she went on to work on Broadway, in television and in movies. In 1985 she told the Ellsworth American that, "nothing will ever top the…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - National Community Christmas Tree - 1959

… person with many millions watching the events on television. For the first time since the beginning of the Pageant, decorators spread a green dye…

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Interviews - Page 2 of 2

… were all pretty dependent on our music, and our television, our refrigerators, and our showers, and our washing machines.

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 4 of 5

… was true because people didn't have computers or televisions at home to entertain them. They read books and magazines instead.