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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
Date: circa 1924
Media: Glass Negative
Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
Date: circa 1930
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Owner in 1924: Felice Giampetruzzi
Use: Dwelling & Store
Owner in 1924: David Wyer & Co.
Use: Smoke House
Lewiston, Maine's second largest city, was long looked upon by many as a mill town with grimy smoke stacks, crowded tenements, low-paying jobs, sleazy clubs and little by way of refinement, except for Bates College. Yet, a noted Québec historian, Robert Rumilly, described it as "the French Athens of New England."
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.
Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.
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Cities of Smoke and Soot Jockey Cap, Fryeburg, 1940 Item 6053 infoFryeburg Historical Society
Cities of Smoke and Soot Ruins of Grafton Lumber Co., Biddeford, 1963 Item 99398 infoMcArthur Public Library It is impressive to note how…
Cities of Smoke and Soot Aftermath of Harmon's Corner Fire, 1911Item Contributed byMcArthur Public Library Headline about the fire which…
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All
by Michael Parent
How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.
by Bill Hinderer
An allegory about my service in the Vietnam War
by David Johansen
My relationship with Maine and how and why I make neon lights here.