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Item 18402

Alfred Auger as St-Jean-Baptiste, 1890

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1890

Location: Lewiston; Auburn

Media: Photographic print

Item 18522

St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1890

Location: Lewiston; Auburn; Poland

Media: oil

Item 18400

Alfred Auger, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1930

Location: Poland

Media: Photographic print

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Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.