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Item 11308

William Jones apprenticeship contract, Houlton, ca. 1835

Contributed by: Cary Library

Date: circa 1835

Location: Houlton; Houlton

Media: Ink on paper

Item 66901

Carlton Fogg's Apprenticeship certification, Waterville, 1921

Contributed by: Kennebec Valley Community College Archive

Date: 1921-04-22

Location: Waterville

Media: ink on paper

Item 75273

William Curtis Stiles, indenture document, Cumberland, 1882

Contributed by: Prince Memorial Library

Date: 1882-06-24

Location: Norway

Media: Ink on paper

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Immigrant workers at Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.


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George Washington at Monmouth

A Soldier's Declaration of Independence

William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.


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Notice of Daniel Webster death, Portland, 1852

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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Apprentice certification

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

… the granite industy had to complete a three year apprenticeship under the supervision of a journeyman stonecutter to enter the stone trade.

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Hampden House Bar, 1837

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 74-138

… lameness, his sled design, national politics, his apprenticeship to and work for Doctor Increase S. Sanger in an apothecary and tavern, learning to…

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Harris House, Bangor, ca. 1850

John Martin: Expert Observer - Harris House, Bangor, ca. 1850

… his parents house in 1835 when he began several apprenticeships and lived in the homes of his employers.

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I work as a Journeyman Mechanic, or Millwright at Catalyst

by Linda Deane

Working on a paper machine and as a Millwright can be challenging as a woman and a Union Rep.