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Historical Items

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Item 80394

Elliott hand cranked addressing machine, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum Date: circa 1925 Location: Livermore Falls Media: metal

Item 80396

Calculator, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Livermore Falls Media: metal

Item 81554

Portland Water District Casco Street Office, Portland, 1964

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: circa 1964 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 62054

26 Warren Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Southworth Machine Company Use: Offices

Exhibits

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Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

Exhibit

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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Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 4 of 4

10 Machine in 1964. No. 15 Paper Machine would come on line in August 1980. These added paper production capabilities were necessary to bolster all…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 1 of 4

The first paper machine went into production on December 21, 1901. By February, 1902, all four paper machines were in operation and producing about…

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Historic Hallowell - The Fireman's Musters in Hallowell

… who owned cars or some motorized, old, mechanical machine. Most contests were between teams of firemen.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II

Story

We will remember
by Sam Kelley

My service in the Vietnam War

Story

Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR