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Item 78769

Aerial View of the Monson-Maine Slate Quarry, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: 1930

Location: Monson

Media: Photographic print

Item 99387

Veneer Products Co., Greenville, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Greenville

Media: Photographic print

Item 9182

Monson-Maine Slate Company mill

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Monson

Media: Photographic print

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Pulp pile, St. Croix Paper Co., Woodland, ca. 1910

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper. 

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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.

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Poland Spring House, 1889

Poland Spring: Summering in Fashion

During the Gilded Age at the end of the nineteenth century, Americans sought to leave increasing urban, industrialized lives for the health and relaxation of the country. The Poland Spring resort, which offered a beautiful setting, healing waters, and many amenities, was one popular destination.

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Guilford Woolen Mill Finishing Room Crew, ca, 1890

Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 2 of 3

… make improvements, becoming well known for their Moosehead Blanket line. In the flood April of 1923, water overflowed the concrete abutments…

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Hotel Strong, with Forster Toothpick Mill beyond, Strong, ca. 1905

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 2 of 3

These 600 photographs were taken all over the Moosehead and Rangeley Lakes region. Fly Rod is present in a few of them and occasionally accompanied…

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Cornelia

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 1 of 3

Blue Stream. Cornelia Crosby, Moosehead Lake, ca. 1895Fly Rod fishing in front of Mt. Kineo along the shores of Moosehead Lake.Item Contributed…