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Item 68458

Title: Medicinal fish oil factory on Johnson Island, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Swans Island

Media: black and white photograph

Item 80356

Title: Boneless Cod Fish box, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Friendship Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Friendship

Media: wood with paper label

Item 4152

Title: Flake yard, Portland, 1854

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1854

Location: Portland

Media: Black & white photograph

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Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.

Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.