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Item 1016

Title: Fishing catch from Ragged Lake, ca. 1887

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1887

Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 13592

Title: The Day's Catch, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1890

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 17604

Title: Charles B. Dunn with catch, 1894

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1894

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

Exhibit

George French dorm room, Bates College, ca. 1901

Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.

Exhibit

E.T. Burrowes Co., Portland, ca. 1923

Working Women of the Old Port

Women at the turn of the 20th century were increasingly involved in paid work outside the home. For wage-earning women in the Old Port section of Portland, the jobs ranged from canning fish and vegetables to setting type. A study done in 1907 found many women did not earn living wages.

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Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.

Site

Winter logging, ca. 1930s

Northeast Historic Film

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.