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Item 16482

Title: Washer and butter churn, Littleton, ca. 1942

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1942

Location: Littleton

Media: steel

Item 15651

Title: Klean Kwick washer and clothes wringer, Durham, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Durham Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Durham

Media: wood and metal

Item 20160

Title: Clothes washer advertisement, Westbrook, 1873

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1873

Location: Westbrook

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Pepperell Manufacturing fire insurance map, 1929

Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

Exhibit

Notice of Daniel Webster death, Portland, 1852

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.