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Item 14984

Linwood Elliot and Harriet N. Shaw, Orono, 1911

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1911

Location: Orono

Media: Photographic print

Item 75145

Orono Pulp and Paper, Orono, 1917

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine

Date: 1917

Location: Orono

Media: Photographic print

Item 15011

The Shaw family, Orono, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Orono; Orono; Orono

Media: Photographic print

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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.

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Bangor Railway & Electric Co. No. 76

Trolley Travel

Trolleys were the cleanest and most efficient means of mass transit Maine has ever known.

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Third phase, burning of Old South Church, Bath, 1854

Irish Immigrants in Nineteenth Century Maine

With the popularity of all things Irish in modern America, many people have forgotten the difficulties faced by nineteenth century Irish immigrants.

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William Cohen: 1974 campaign

Raymond H. Fogler Library

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Jar basket, ca. 1960

Hudson Museum

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Maine Folklife Center, University of Maine

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My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine

by Donna Cassese


I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.