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Item 78805

Slate Quarry Employees, Monson, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Monson

Media: Photographic print

Item 78839

Slate Quarry Employees, Monson, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Monson

Media: Photographic print

Item 78796

Portland-Monson Slate Company, Monson, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Monson

Media: Photographic print

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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.

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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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Slate tablet of Ida Allen, Strong, 1892

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Slate tablet of Ida Allen, Strong, 1892 Item 66983 infoStrong Historical Society The slate tablet was used with chalk to do…

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Slate tablet of Ida Allen, Strong, 1892

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1895 Village School

1895 Village School Slate tablet of Ida Allen, Strong, 1892 Item 66983 infoStrong Historical Society The slate tablet was used with chalk to…