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“Biddeford to Bideford” radio broadcast collection (MS 86)

Glass lacquer record (broken) of broadcast “From Biddeford to Bideford” which aired March 12, 1942 over radio station WRUL in Boston. Recorded at WCSH studio in the Eastland Hotel, Portland, Maine on March 7, 1942. Folder which accompanies the record … Continue reading

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Edward W. Staples papers (MS 32)

Edward W. Staples (1836-1905) was a successful and powerful business + political leader in Biddeford in the 19th century. The Staples family was deeply embedded in the business, financial and political elite of Biddeford, and to an extent Saco, during … Continue reading

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