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Historical Items

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Item 17999

Union Station, Bangor, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 5261

West W. Cooper, Union, 1861

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1861 Location: Union Media: Photographic print

Item 17668

Union Square Hotel, Houlton, c. 1890

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1890 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 86731

Storage, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Union Wharf Proprietors Use: Storage

Item 93800

Storage, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors Union Wharf Use: Storage

Item 86716

Storage of Salt, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Union Wharf Proprietors Use: Storage of Salt

Exhibits

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Exhibit

For the Union: Civil War Deaths

More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.

Exhibit

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Exhibit

A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - The Hallowell Union Fire Club

The Hallowell Union Fire Club Union Fire Club, Fire Bucket, Hallowell, 1805Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library The Union Fire Club of…

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Historic Hallowell - The Union Fire Club of Hallowell, Musters, & Carnivals

… The Union Fire Club of Hallowell, Musters, & Carnivals Nicole Bodge, Josh Cowing, Haley Houdlette, Signe Lynch, Quinton Stebbins Masquerade…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

… Society James Grant's father, a worker and union man, gave up his union membership to work for and suprevise the quarry for the New York based…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Being a woman Union member was a challenge in the paper mill
by Cindy Bennett

I worked in the paper mills and for the Union during the 1987 strike.

Story

I work as a Journeyman Mechanic, or Millwright at Catalyst
by Linda Deane

Working on a paper machine and as a Millwright can be challenging as a woman and a Union Rep.

Story

I feel like there will always be a need for Paper
by Patricia Richards

The Paper Industry is very important to people in the Jay, Livermore Falls, and Rumford areas.