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Item 74766

Title: ElectriKitchen recipes, 1954

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1954

Media: Ink on paper

Item 69120

Title: Food demonstration, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1916

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: circa 1916

Location: Farmington

Media: black and white photo

Item 8330

Title: Penobscot Driving Co. Cook Room

Contributed by: Patten Lumbermen's Museum

Date: 1921

Location: Island Falls

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Dee's Ice Cream Pint, Brunswick, ca. 1950

How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

Exhibit

Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Exhibit

Charles Weed's Certificate of Disability, 1862

Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.

Site

Skolfield Women, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Pejepscot Historical Society

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Site

Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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