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Item 25228

Title: Mill workers during the lunch hour on Main Street, Biddeford, 1912

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1912

Location: Biddeford

Media: Black & white photograph

Item 7247

Title: Lincoln Mill workers

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library

Location: Lewiston

Media: phototransparency

Item 18723

Title: Workers, Pejepscot Paper Mill, Topsham, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Topsham; Topsham

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Reading room at Eastern Fine, Brewer, 1919

Eastern Fine Paper

The paper mill on the Penobscot River in South Brewer, which became known as Eastern Fine Paper Co., began as a sawmill in 1884 and grew over the years as an important part of the economy of the region and a large presence in the landscape. Its closing in 2005 affected more than the men and women who lost their jobs.

Exhibit

Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

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.

Exhibit

After the Theatre, Riverton Park, ca. 1905

History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.