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Keywords: Aprons

Historical Items

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Item 25126

Students in aprons, Portland, 1924

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1924 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 103690

Two carpenters, Bingham, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Location: Bingham Media: Tintype

Item 102536

American Red Cross washable uniform , ca. 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Media: Cotton

Exhibits

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Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

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Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin

By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.

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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.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Alonzo E. Raynes, Brewer, ca. 1838

… wearing a red velvet cap and checked plaid cotton apron in this drawing by his half-brother John Martin.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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My Maine Stories

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.