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Historical Items

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Item 7452

Farming in Denmark, 1911

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1911 Location: Denmark Media: Photo negative

Item 7615

Haymaking, Denmark, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Denmark Media: Photo negative

Item 7618

Farming, Denmark, 1911

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1911 Location: Denmark Media: Photo negative

Exhibits

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A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

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"Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

Concern about immigrants and their loyalty in the post World War I era led to programs to "Americanize" them -- an effort to help them learn English and otherwise adjust to life in the United States. Clara Soule ran one such program for the Portland Public Schools, hoping it would help the immigrants be accepted.

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Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding Industry Expands - 1850 to 1857

… Henry Bohndel, a ship’s rigger, who was born in Denmark and arrived in the area in the 1830s. He and his son, by the same name, became sail…