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Title: Miss Maine, 1926
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
Location: Portland; Calais
Media: Glass negative
Title: Salvage Shop, Portland, 1926
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Photographic print
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Owner in 1924: Geneva R. Jewett
Owner in 1924: Rose Low
Use: Dwelling - Single family
Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.
Mainers began propagating fish to stock ponds and lakes in the mid 19th century. The state got into the business in the latter part of the century, first concentrating on Atlantic salmon, then moving into raising other species for stocking rivers, lakes, and ponds.
Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.
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A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.
The history of a long-time mill town as depicted by seventh and eighth grade students at Mattanawcook Junior High School, with help from Lincoln Historical Society and Lincoln Memorial Library. The site includes exhibits on the paper industry, founding fathers, wartime Lincoln, Main Street, influential institutions, and communication and transportation.