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Historical Items

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Item 18173

Maine Baking Delivery Trucks, Auburn, ca. 1940

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

Item 79720

Maine Baking Company Advertisement, Auburn, ca. 1940

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

Item 79722

Maine Baking Company, Auburn, ca. 1940

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

Tax Records

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Item 60335

28-34 Larch Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John J. Nissen Baking Company Use: Factory

Item 60336

28-34 Larch Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John J. Nissen Baking Company Use: Factory

Item 84024

Assessor's Record, 59-61 Washington Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John J. Nissen Baking Company Use: Factory

Exhibits

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Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Northern Maine Fair Memories - Page 1 of 3

When she was young they had hamburgers, hotdogs, and soups. Now there is pizza and baked potatoes. Her favorite fair food would be a hotdog.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Adventures in Aroostook County - Page 1 of 3

Jeremiah would usually make meatloaf or baked potatoes. His favorite meal was his brother’s scrambled hamburger and home-made French fries.

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Pejepscot Historical Society

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