Selected Library of Congress Resources for Maine
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The extensive collections at the Library of Congress contain historic artifacts and cultural materials from across the U.S. The list below is just a sample of the many Maine resources available for free on the Library's Web site.
Teachers can find even more primary sources, along with the tools to help use them in the classroom, at www.loc.gov/teachers. They can also search the Library's American Memory or Prints and Photographs collections.
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Bird's eye view of the city of Augusta, Maine, 1878
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Kennebunkport, Maine, c1911
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The Life of Henry Mitchell, 1938-9
Interview with Josh Pate, East Sullivan, Maine, September 27, 2001
Logging in Maine, 1906
Skiing in the East The best trails and how to get there...
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We'll vote for Blaine the man from Maine / by Thos. O'Neill, 1884
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Social qualities of our candidate, 1852
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[Map of] The northern part of Maine, with the adjoining parts of lower Canada and N. Brunswick...
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Views of the ruins in Portland, 1866
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Maine State House, State & Capitol Streets, Augusta, Kennebec County, ME, c1933
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An act authorizing the secretary of the Treasury to finish the light-house, on PortlandHead...
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