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Added September 10, 2021

Community Center, Frye Island, ca. 1970

Item Contributed by
Frye Island Historical Society

Added September 10, 2021

Ferry leaving Frye Island, ca. 1970

Item Contributed by
Frye Island Historical Society

Added September 10, 2021

Lot #4 Leisure Lane, Frye Island, ca. 1970

Item Contributed by
Frye Island Historical Society

Added September 10, 2021

Stable Club on Paddock Circle, Frye Island, ca. 1970

Item Contributed by
Frye Island Historical Society

Added September 10, 2021

Town Office, Frye Island,  ca. 1970

Item Contributed by
Frye Island Historical Society

Added September 10, 2021

Cottage on Lot #1287 Hemlock Road, Frye Island, ca. 1970

Item Contributed by
Frye Island Historical Society

Added September 10, 2021

Ed Byrnes' cottage, Lot #43 Leisure Lane, Frye Island, ca. 1970

Item Contributed by
Frye Island Historical Society

Added September 8, 2021

Plat of a tract of land in Woolwich, 1751

Item Contributed by
Patten Free Library

Added August 31, 2021

Farm house and barn, Frye Island, ca. 1870

Item Contributed by
Frye Island Historical Society

Added August 31, 2021

Farmington State Teachers College baseball team, 1965

Item Contributed by
Mantor Library at UMF

Added August 31, 2021

Farmington Normal School baseball Team, 1926

Item Contributed by
Mantor Library at UMF

Added August 31, 2021

Farmington Normal School baseball team, 1898

Item Contributed by
Mantor Library at UMF

New My Maine Stories

William Manning in conversation with Christopher Crosman
by William Manning and Christopher Crosman

A conversation between an artist and art historian

Eric Chamberlin - Learning Experience Designer
by MLTI Stories of Impact Project

Eric Chamberlin talks about Boothbay Region Elementary School becoming an MLTI Exploration School.

Argy Nestor - Arts Educator & Arts Education Consultant
by MLTI stories of Impact Project

Argy Nestor reflected on the professional development model implemented in the original MLTI.

Duke Albanese - Maine Commissioner of Education (1996-2003)
by MLTI Stories of Impact Project

As Maine Commissioner of Education Duke Albanese kept the MLTI focused on learning.

New Exhibits

Painting of Mont Saint Michel, ca. 1945

In 1944, the US Government established Camp Houlton, a prisoner of war (POW) internment camp for captured German soldiers during World War II. Many of the prisoners worked on local farms planting and harvesting potatoes. Some created artwork and handicrafts they sold or gave to camp guards. Camp Houlton processed and held about 3500 prisoners and operated until May 1946.

Riverside Hotel, at Popham Beach, Phippsburg, ca. 1910

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.

MMN Image 108788

BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

Passenger boat landing, Boothbay Harbor, ca. 1940

The Penobscot Marine Museum’s photography collections include nearly 50,000 glass plate negatives of images for "real photo" postcards produced by the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast. This exhibit features postcards from Lincoln County.