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Historical Items

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Item 75474

Employees helping each other at Eastern, Brewer, 2005

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine Date: 1959 - 1966 Location: Brewer Media: audio recording

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Item 74748

Power company employee badge, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Media: Metal

Item 79316

Stowell-MacGregor Dance Admission Ticket, 1948

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: 1948-03-23 Location: Dixfield Media: white cardstock with blue printing

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Tax Records

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Item 70666

Employees Bldg, Preble Street Yard, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Company Use: Employees Bldg

Item 33203

9 Bishop Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Terminal Co. Use: Employees Bldg

Exhibits

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Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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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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Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Starbirds Employees of C. V. Starbird sawmill, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 57179 infoStrong Historical Society Employees of the C.V.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Employees of C. V. Starbird sawmill, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 57179 infoStrong Historical Society Employees of the C.V.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

… have rail service running through the mill yard, employees often had to drop what they were doing to run trackside to extinguish small blazes…

My Maine Stories

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Memories of working at the Criterion Theatre
by Vernon L. Cox

Working as a teenager with projectionest Roy Blake at the Criterion Theater

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My paper making history
by Rick Simoneau

The history of my grandfather, father, and I working in the mills instilled a sense of community

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Why I came to Maine and what's kept me here
by Kate Webber

I came to Maine for college but then got involved in contradance and museums.