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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

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Item 62054

26 Warren Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Southworth Machine Company

Use: Offices

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Forest Paper Co. workers, Yarmouth, ca. 1890

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.

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Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

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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Otis Falls Pulp & Paper Mill, Livermore Falls, ca. 1896

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.

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Site Page

SEE NOTE Dam Construction at Rumford Falls, ca 1895

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…

Site Page

Hugh J. Chisholm, Rumford, ca. 1920

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…

Site Page

Hallowell Fireman's Ribbons For Musters

Historic Hallowell - The Fireman's Musters in Hallowell

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

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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