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Item 15987

54 Spruce Street, Sanford

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society

Date: circa 1905

Location: Sanford

Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 35276

Pupils and teachers of Spruce Street School, Biddeford, 1886

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1886

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Item 62187

Spruce Street school, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: An individual through Biddeford Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

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Item 75604

9 Spruce Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William A. Build

Use: Garage

Item 75605

13 Spruce Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lucinda Libby

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 75616

32 Spruce Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Annie L. Lindsey

Use: Dwelling - Two family

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Arbor Day, St. Agatha, 1923

A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

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E.T. Burrowes Co., Portland, ca. 1923

Working Women of the Old Port

Women at the turn of the 20th century were increasingly involved in paid work outside the home. For wage-earning women in the Old Port section of Portland, the jobs ranged from canning fish and vegetables to setting type. A study done in 1907 found many women did not earn living wages.

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CCC crew and trucks, Alfred, ca. 1933

Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

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 Engine #2, Millinocket, ca. 1979

Millinocket Fire Department

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Barn moving

Monson Historical Society

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Log Pile and Worker-Fred Howard

Patten Lumbermen's Museum

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