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Item 12053

Johansen, Oakley, and Sherwood Streets, Portland

Contributed by: City of Portland Dept. of Public Works

Date: 1917

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 33336

Dam and Water Works, Bangor, ca. 1881

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1881

Location: Bangor

Media: Stereograph

Item 12059

Morning Street, Portland, 1921

Contributed by: City of Portland Dept. of Public Works

Date: 1921

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Exhibits Showing 3 of 94 View All

Exhibit

CCC crew and trucks, Alfred, ca. 1933

Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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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John Patten lot, Topsham, ca. 1760

City of Portland Department of Public Works

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"A Little Daisy," Katahdin Iron Works, 1890

John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrapbook 1: 1885-1899, Katahdin Iron Works, Silver Lake Hotel

Scrapbook 1: 1885-1899, Katahdin Iron Works, Silver Lake Hotel "A Little Daisy," Katahdin Iron Works, 1890Item Contributed byMaine Historical…

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"A Little Daisy," Katahdin Iron Works, 1890

John Martin: Expert Observer - "A Little Daisy," Katahdin Iron Works, 1890

… Description John Martin (1823-1904), who was working as an accountant at Katahdin Iron Works in Piscataquis County, drew this illustration of an…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 6 View All

Story

My Paper Industry career and setting up a museum

by Sherry Judd


I worked in and around the Paper Industry all my life. Now I run Maine's Paper and Heritage Museum.

Story

Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque

by Barbara Burns


My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.

Story

My life as a revolutionary knitter

by Katharine Cobey


Moving to Maine and confronting knitting stereotypes