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Item 20644

Swedish Lutheran Church of Stockholm

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Stockholm

Media: Photographic print

Item 20342

Swedish Baptist Church of New Sweden

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1935

Location: New Sweden

Media: Photographic print

Item 22300

Truls Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1880

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: New Sweden

Media: Photographic print

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Item 86602

45-47 Wilmot Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Swedish Baptist Church

Use: Dwelling - Two Family & Church

Item 86606

45-47 Wilmot Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Swedish Baptist Church

Use: Dwelling - Two family

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Olson-Oberg aerial wedding, Caribou, 1930

A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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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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Forest Paper Co. workers, Yarmouth, ca. 1890

Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

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Adze. Stockholm. c. 1930

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Adze. Stockholm. c. 1930 Item 19524 infoStockholm Historical Society Adzes.

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Pike pole, Stockholm. ca. 1930

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Pike pole, Stockholm. ca. 1930 Item 19542 infoStockholm Historical Society Hand…

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Hand made steel hook, Stockholm. c. 1940

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Hand made steel hook, Stockholm. c. 1940 Item 19531 infoStockholm Historical Society…