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Item 18819

Union Free Meeting House, Bingham

Contributed by: Old Canada Road Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Bingham Media: Photograph on heavy cardboard backing

Item 20065

Union Hall, Danforth

Contributed by: An individual through East Grand School Date: circa 1920 Location: Danforth Media: Postcard

Item 103727

Rural Letter Carriers Association of Aroostook meeting, Houlton, 1911

Courtesy of Henry Gartley, an individual partner Date: 1911-05-30 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print


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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. 


The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.


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.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… of the veterans of the Civil War who fought as Union soldiers. The lower level of the building housed, on the left, the shop of C.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 5, pages 77-96

… debt Marcellus Emery Bill Bartlett Bangor Union Womens' fashion Pro Andrew Johnson meeting Spencer A.

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Bangor Historical Society

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