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Historical Items Showing 3 of 239 View All

Item 78837

Mechanics Institute of Rumford, ca. 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: circa 1911

Location: Rumford

Media: Photographic print

Item 79386

Mechanics Institute Officers, Rumford, 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1911-11-09

Location: Rumford

Media: booklet/ink on paper

Item 79711

Lounging Room, Mechanics Institute, Rumford, 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1911-11-09

Location: Rumford

Media: booklet/ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 38 View All

Item 38597

517-519 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Charitable Mechanics Association

Use: Stores & Offices

Item 62622

46 Mechanic Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stuart O. Symonds

Use: Apartments

Item 54068

14 Mechanic Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Female Prov. Association

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 28 View All

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Bakers and Confectioners trade banner, Portland, 1841

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.

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Shoe valentine

Valentines

Valentines Day cards have long been a way to express feelings of romance or love for family or friends. These early Valentines Day cards suggest the ways in which the expression of those sentiments has changed over time.

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Writing on the board, North School, Portland, ca. 1915

Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 37 View All

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WAC mechanic, Dow Field, Bangor, ca. 1944

Life on a Tidal River - Fashion

Fashion WAC mechanic, Dow Field, Bangor, ca. 1944 Item 17913 infoBangor Public Library

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 2 of 13

… Potatoes LOTS OF HORSE POWER IS NEEDED X Mechanical diggers were needed to provide a more efficient way of removing potatoes from the ground.

Site Page

Northeast Airlines DC-3, Presque Isle, ca. 1945

Presque Isle: The Star City - Northeast Airlines DC-3, Presque Isle, ca. 1945

… II Presque Isle Air Terminal Building on outer Mechanic Street bordering Presque Isle Army Air Field.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All

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.

Story

Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898

by Hugh J. Chisholm


Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.

Story

Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII

by Vera Cleaves


West Point during World War II