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Historical Items

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Item 74822

CMP, IBEW labor agreement, 1947

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1947 Media: Ink on paper

Item 74751

Electric workers labor agreement, Portland, 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1917 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 4190

Anti child labor float, Portland, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

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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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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A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor

… Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor by Edward L. Hawes Aerial view looking toward LubecItem Contributed byMaine Historical…

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Historic Hallowell - Child Labor

Most other countries have laws against child labor too, but they are not always mandatory, and child labor is still a big issue everywhere.

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Lubec, Maine - Exhibits

… Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor McCurdy Herring Smokehouse The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head Susie Calder: Lubec's Sardine…

My Maine Stories

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Story

If you wanted a good job, the mill was the place to be.
by Brent Gay

Changes in the paper industry, labor strikes, and the community around International Paper's mills

Story

My 41 year career in Maine paper mills
by Mike Luciano

Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes

Story

I work as a Journeyman Mechanic, or Millwright at Catalyst
by Linda Deane

Working on a paper machine and as a Millwright can be challenging as a woman and a Union Rep.