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Item 78918

Bag Mill bachelor housing, Rumford, 1946

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1946-08-08

Location: Rumford

Media: Photographic print

Item 82183

Mill Housing, Canal Street, Lewiston, ca.1880

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1880

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Item 34227

Vaughan Farm, Employee housing, Hallowell, ca. 1933

Contributed by: Emma Clark Weeks through Hubbard Free Library

Date: circa 1933

Location: Hallowell

Media: Photographic print

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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

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Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.


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Custom House, Portland, ca. 1910

Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.


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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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Sagadahock House, Bath, 1894

Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

Mr. Arnold, one of Haley's employees, had just walked across the 100 pound piece of pine wood when he heard the board strike the ground.

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Painting of Asticou Circa 1860-1870

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Old House (circa 1820-2013)

… Library The above picture shows Asticou Inn employees in front of the Old House when it was located near/below the present day Asticou Inn.

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Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown - 94 Front Street

Hill (formerly an employee of Palmer) opened a dry goods business at 94 Front Street, which lasted until 1883. Mr.