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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum
Date: circa 1890
Location: Mount Desert; Mount Desert; Mount Desert
Media: Photographic print
Tax Records Showing 3 of 15 View All
Owner in 1924: Albert S Rines
Use: Stores & Offices
Owner in 1924: Hutchinson Shoe Co.
Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.
John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.
The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.
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1975: N. pag. Potter, Betty. “Hallowell Shoe Industry Booms.” Kennebec Journal 1930: N. pag. Potter, Betty.
The Johnson Shoe Bros. The Jarnes-Hamburger Factory closed down, Twin Johnson Brothers soon found, A building made from wood with a brick…
The Cotton Mill & The Johnson Shoe Company These days, there aren’t many major factories in our communities.
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All
by Donna Cassese
I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.
by George A Smith
Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne
Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII