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Item 4220

Self Heating Can Company, North Fairfield

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Location: North Fairfield

Media: Paper

Item 81731

B. J. Woodman Plumbing and Heating, Westbrook, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library

Date: circa 1915

Location: Westbrook

Media: Photograph

Item 20456

Home hot water tank, Littleton, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1940

Location: Littleton

Media: copper

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Item 34920

Assessor's Record, 67- 69 Brentwood Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William E Dodge

Use: Office & Heating Plant

Item 53376

145 Fore Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thomas Laughlin Company

Use: Heating Plant

Item 56111

Assessor's Record, 1494 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lewis W. Phinney

Use: Heating Plant

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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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Jewett corn label, Norridgewock, ca. 1920

Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.


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Writing on the board, North School, Portland, ca. 1915

Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

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Store and Post Office, Surry, 1924

Surry Historical Society

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1857 Map of Cumberland, Maine

Prince Memorial Library

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Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.

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Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey