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Historical Items

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Item 82223

Portland Water District Laboratory on Casco Street, 1919

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: circa 1919 Location: Portland Media: Lantern slide

Item 75133

Employees working the lab at Eastern, Brewer, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine Date: circa 1950 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Item 75152

A woman in the Eastern Fine Paper lab, Brewer, 2006

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine Date: 1967 Location: Brewer Media: audio recording

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Exhibits

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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island Educational Society

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University of Maine at Presque Isle Library

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Guilford, Maine - Guilford Schools

… office was added along with a chemistry lab, a physics lab, and a manual training shop. At this time there were approximately 1200 students…

My Maine Stories

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I never thought I would work at a paper mill.
by Greg Bizier

I love science and managed the lab for International Paper's Otis Mill for 31 years.

Story

I feel like there will always be a need for Paper
by Patricia Richards

The Paper Industry is very important to people in the Jay, Livermore Falls, and Rumford areas.

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Mosher family history and my career at S.D. Warren
by Abbott Mosher

My family settled the Westbrook region and I am a 4th generation paper maker at S.D. Warren.