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Item 12449

Title: W.S. Knowlton, Caribou, 1889

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: 1889

Location: Caribou

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 12924

Title: High School play, Caribou, 1902

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: 1902-11-25

Location: Caribou

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 26428

Title: Caribou High School, 1895

Contributed by: Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library

Date: 1895

Location: Caribou

Media: Photogravure

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Exhibit

Olson-Oberg aerial wedding, Caribou, 1930

A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

Exhibit

Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, 1943

Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

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.

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Site

Team of trained moose, Caribou, 1942

Caribou Public Library

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Site

Olof O. Nylander and photographer Delmar B. Lovejoy, Presque Isle, 1933

Nylander Museum

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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.