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Item 74853

Title: Electrical first-aid booklet, 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Media: Ink on paper

Item 74441

Title: CMP First Aid Team, Rockland, 1929

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1929

Location: Rockland

Media: Photograph

Item 74854

Title: Electric shock first-aid poster, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Media: Ink on paper

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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.