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Item 79294

Infantry Tactics manual, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1862

Media: Ink on paper

Item 12078

The Ball-Room Manual, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863

Location: Belfast

Media: Ink on paper, Booklet

Item 74149

'Manual of Medial Writing,' 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1904

Media: ink on paper

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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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Shaylor's 'Compendium of Penmanship,' ca. 1900

Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.

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Good Will Farm roundel, Fairfield, 1918

George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

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 Granite Industry Instruction Manual

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

… Quarry Granite Industry Instruction Manual Item 19466 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical Society After World War I granite was in…

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Criterion & Star Tickets, Bar Harbor, ca. 1935

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Movies Come To The Island

… live accompaniment on a $25,000 Robert Morgan 4-manual organ. Pearl Wescott (nèe Otto) was the organist for the theatre the entire time it was in…

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Sawmill, Surry, ca. 1903

Surry by the Bay - Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge

Maine Register, State Year-book and Legislative Manual. No. 34 - June 1903 (copyright 1903) The City of Ellsworth Register, with Surry and Blue Hill…

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Story

Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone


A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s