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Historical Items

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Item 75220

An opinion on Eastern's closing, Brewer, 2006

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine Date: 2004 Location: Brewer Media: audio recording

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Item 75472

Sensing Eastern's closure was coming, Brewer, 2006

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine Date: 2004 Location: Brewer Media: audio recording

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Item 75475

Changes at Eastern Fine Paper, Brewer, ca. 1989

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine Date: 2004 Location: Brewer Media: audio recording

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Exhibits

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Eastern Fine Paper

The paper mill on the Penobscot River in South Brewer, which became known as Eastern Fine Paper Co., began as a sawmill in 1884 and grew over the years as an important part of the economy of the region and a large presence in the landscape. Its closing in 2005 affected more than the men and women who lost their jobs.

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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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Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

Site Pages

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Lincoln, Maine - Mills & Paper Industry - Page 2 of 2

March 8, 1968: Eastern Fine’s Lincoln and Brewer mills close unexpectedly when the costs of running the mill outweigh the benefits for the Standard…

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Historic Hallowell - Historic Hallowell Resources and Links

… 2:00PM - 5:30PM Sat 10:00AM - 2:00PM Sun Closed Eastern Publishing Company Photographs of Hallowell NewEnglandTowns.org brings together historic…