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Category: Arts & Entertainment, Media

Historical Items

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Item 5551

Lisbon Enterprises newspaper building, 1962

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1962 Location: Lisbon Falls Media: Photographic print

Item 5975

The Bridgton News, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Bridgton Media: Photographic print

Item 5980

State House press room, 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1923 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

A Handwritten Community Newspaper

The eight issues of South Freeport's handwritten newspaper, distributed in 1859, provided "general interest and amusement" to the coastal community.

Exhibit

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Exhibit

Eye in the Sky

In 1921, Guy Gannett purchased two competing Portland newspapers, merging them under the Portland Press Herald title. He followed in 1925 with the purchase the Portland Evening Express, which allowed him to combine two passions: photography and aviation.

Site Pages

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Moosehead Messenger

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Bangor Daily News Library

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My Maine Stories

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Story

21st and 19th century technology and freelance photography
by Brendan Bullock

My work is a mash-up of cutting edge technology and 19th century chemistry techniques.

Story

Story of the "little nun"
by Felicia Garant

My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me