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Item 26067

Title: High School, Brownville Junction, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum

Date: circa 1922

Location: Brownville

Media: Glass negative

Item 1276

Title: Women at Brownville Centennial Pageant Grounds, 1924

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1924

Location: Brownville

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 26065

Title: Covered Bridge, Brownville, ca. 1913

Contributed by: Penobscot Marine Museum

Date: circa 1913

Location: Brownville

Media: Glass negative

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Exhibit

Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

Exhibit

Immigrant workers, 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.

Exhibit

US Peg and Shank Mill, Princeton, 1930

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

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Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

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.