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Historical Items

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Item 11492

Saw set

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1920 Media: steel

Item 20382

Bone Saw

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: Fryeburg Media: metal

Item 35508

Ashland Mill Company, Sheridan, ca. 1897

Contributed by: D'Anne Baillargeon through Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library Date: circa 1897 Location: Ashland Media: Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 93816

Assessor's Record, Mill and Band Saw, Brown's Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: F. E. Irwin Lumber Company Use: Mill and Band Saw

Item 54337

Assessor's Record, 235-311 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Winslow & Company Use: Saw House

Item 70580

Assessor's Record, 57 Preble Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William L. Jones Use: Shop - Saw Filing

Exhibits

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Exhibit

We Saw Lindbergh!

Following his historic flight across the Atlantic in May 1927, aviator Charles Lindbergh commenced a tour across America, greeted by cheering crowds at every stop. He was a day late for his speaking engagement in Portland, due to foggy conditions. Elise Fellows White wrote in her diary about seeing Lindbergh and his plane.

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Umbazooksus & Beyond

Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.

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The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

1955 Item 69114 infoStrong Historical Society Saw operator, Charles E. Chick, runs a log through the main saw at Starbird Lumber Co.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

1955 Item 69114 infoStrong Historical Society Saw operator, Charles E. Chick, runs a log through the main saw at Starbird Lumber Co.

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Lubec, Maine - The Blizzard of '34 - Page 2 of 2

… than any snow report the oldest inhabitant ever saw. Blizzard, Lubec, January 21, 1934 Item Contributed byLubec Historical Society…

My Maine Stories

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Story

It was like a family in the mill
by Arnold R. Couture

I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician

Story

If you wanted a good job, the mill was the place to be.
by Brent Gay

Changes in the paper industry, labor strikes, and the community around International Paper's mills

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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.