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Historical Items

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Item 82187

New looms arriving at the Hill Mill, Lewiston, October 1961

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1961 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 67542

Hockey game, Hill Mill, Lewiston, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: circa 1940 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 12557

Log debarking drums at the Portland Company, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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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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Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

The Darling’s Blue Hill Granite Company had a wharf at the present site of the Kollegewidgwok Yacht Club.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Continental Paper Bag Company

Sources: The Continental Paper Bag Company press, 1905 H. Schedler Photo Engraving, New York Kiesling Bros. Press, New York

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Soldiers Of The Civil War

By 1880 John Bangs was a clothing manufacturer. Mr. Bangs had a wife, Clara, and three sons, and by 1910 he was a widower, living in Nebraska.