Portland, Maine -- histories

Creating Portland
Creating Portland History and Place in Northern New England (Book - 2005 ) 974.194 CREATING Me.Coll. Available in some locations

Annotation:Essays by thirteen scholars on the history, geography, arts, literature, and the built environment of Portland that emphasize the city's diversity and that span three centuries.

Portland By Bibber, Joyce K. (Book - 2007 ) 974.194 BIBBER Me.Coll. Available in some locations

Annotation:History of Portland told through vintage postcards, including many never-before-published views from the collection of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission.

Portland City Guide
Portland City Guide By Writers' Program (U.S.) (Book - 1940 ) 917.4194 W95 R Me.Coll. Available in some locations

Annotation:Compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration and published in 1940, this volume discusses the city's various neighborhoods and its economic and social development. Wonderfully illustrated with photographs, drawings, and maps.

Gateway to Vacationland
Gateway to Vacationland The Making of Portland, Maine By Bauman, John F. (Book - 2012 ) 974.194 BAUMAN Me.Coll. Available in some locations
Seated by the Sea
Seated by the Sea The Maritime History of Portland, Maine, and Its Irish Longshoremen By Connolly, Michael C. (Book - 2010 ) 331.62415 CONNOLLY Me.Coll. Available in some locations
Portland By Greater Portland Landmarks, Inc (Book - 1986 ) 720.974194 P852 Available in some locations

Annotation:Portland's history explored through its architecture.

Portland by the Sea
Portland by the Sea An Historical Treatise By Moulton, Augustus Freedom (Book - 1926 ) 974.194 M92 Me.Coll. Available in some locations

Annotation:"But it has remained for a leading member of the Portland Bar, Honorable Augustus F. Moulton, to relate in a most fascinating manner the story of Portland's history in concise, accurate and readable form, from the earliest days down to the present time." -- from the Introduction. "The present time" is 1926.

A Short History of Portland
A Short History of Portland By Levinsky, Allan M. (Book - 2007 ) 974.194 LEVINSKY Me.Coll. Available in some locations

Annotation:Brief, nicely illustrated. Also includes a timeline.

The History of Portland
The History of Portland A Facsimile of the 1865 Ed By Willis, William (Book - 1972 ) 974.194 W73 1972 Me.Coll. Available in some locations

Annotation:One of the first town or regional histories to appear in the United States, Willis published his first edition in 1831. Willis willed his personal library collection to the Portland Public Library.

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