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Historical Items

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Item 80366

Bakers Breakfast Cocoa box, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Friendship Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Friendship Media: wood with paper label

Item 52502

Jaehne Shell House, Fairfield, ca. 1938

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1938 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print


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Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.


Maine Sweets: Confections and Confectioners

From chocolate to taffy, Mainers are inventive with our sweet treats. In addition to feeding our sweet tooth, it's also an economic driver for the state.


Among the Lungers: Treating TB

Tuberculosis -- or consumption as it often was called -- claimed so many lives and so threatened the health of communities that private organizations and, by 1915, the state, got involved in TB treatment. The state's first tuberculosis sanatorium was built on Greenwood Mountain in Hebron and introduced a new philosophy of treatment.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Growing Up in Masardis - Page 2 of 4

… that her mother would always have a pot of hot cocoa ready when they came in. Glenna had to wear long skirts or dresses to school, because slacks…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - More on the Old Ell

… and Tang instant breakfast drink, or powdered hot cocoa. In honor of Mame's spirit of fun manifested largely through her love of music, the…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 4 of 4

… program began in 1919, but they only had hot cocoa. Luckily, a short time later, the menu added bread, butter, meat, clam or fish chowder, and…

My Maine Stories

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Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old
by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s