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Item 20142

Horse shoeing shop advertisement, Wiscasset, 1874

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1874

Location: Wiscasset

Media: Ink on paper

Item 22083

C.E. Monohon, Horse Shoeing and Jobbing

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1890

Location: Mount Desert; Mount Desert; Mount Desert

Media: Photograph

Item 14080

Viner's Shoe Crew

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1943

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 15 View All

Item 35761

2-8 Brown Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albert S Rines

Use: Stores & Offices

Item 38934

557 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Hutchinson Shoe Co.

Use: Mercantile

Item 32143

331-333 Allen Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Oliver A Mann

Style: Greek Revival

Use: Shop - Shoe Repair

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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

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.

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John Merrill and son, Edwin, Leeds, 1860

John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

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.

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Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

The Arrival of Winter

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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Site

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.

Site

Steam sawmill, North Berwick, ca. 1900

Old Berwick Historical Society

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Site

Canvas tent, ca. 1940

L.L. Bean Corporate Archives

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My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

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.

Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail

by George A Smith


Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII