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Item 16965

Grange #304 members, Alexander, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Alexander-Crawford Historical Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: Alexander; Alexander

Media: Photographic print

Item 34337

Green print dress, Bangor, ca. 1949

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society

Date: circa 1949

Location: Bangor

Media: Silk

Item 25298

Snowshoe union patch, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1950

Media: Ink on felt

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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.


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Pulp pile, St. Croix Paper Co., Woodland, ca. 1910

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper. 


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W. R. Allan Residence, Dennysville, ca. 1910

Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Luther Lawrence, ca. 1861

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Luther Lawrence: A Soldier's Accoutrements

… Society Here is Luther Lawrence in his dress uniform—clothing very different from what he would have worn into battle.

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J. J. Newberry Co., Lincoln, ca. 1945

Lincoln, Maine - Solomon's Store

… that Solomon’s Store sold clothes of all sorts: dresses, socks, pants, shorts, and the best “knickers” everyone thought.

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Green print dress, Bangor, ca. 1949

Life on a Tidal River - Fashion of the '40s

… Ronnie, Alania and Brandon Green print dress, Bangor, ca. 1949Green printed dressItem Contributed byBangor Historical Society During the…