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Item 29333

Douglass Copper Mine, Blue Hill, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Blue Hill

Media: Photograph

Item 41730

Lead Mines, Lubec, ca. 1904

Contributed by: Matt Hoopes through Lubec Memorial Library

Date: circa 1904

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic postcard

Item 34807

Students in front of the Mines school, Blue Hill, 1905

Contributed by: Blue Hill Historical Society

Date: 1905

Location: Blue Hill

Media: matted black and white/sepia photograph

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Item 32765

Office, Foot of Boyd Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Shipper Bros. Coal Mining Co.

Style: National Folk

Use: Office

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Immigrant workers at Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

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Elise Fellows White, Skowhegan, ca. 1910

Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.

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Site

Buckskin Sam, Byron, ca. 1900

Byron Historical Society

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Site

Barn moving

Monson Historical Society

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Site

Quarry workers in Sullivan/Sorrento, ca. 1920

Sullivan and Sorrento Historical Society

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My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 5 View All

Story

Protesters spit on me as a Vietnam Veteran

by Joseph Rocque Jr.


I will never forget the horror of seeing all the protestors greeting my plane returning from Vietnam

Story

Memories of a mission in Vietnam, January 11, 1970

by SGT. Ronald Santerre, 1st Calvary Division


Extracting villagers from the Viet Cong in Vietnam

Story

I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years

by Ted Heselton


Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam