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Historical Items

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Item 7248

Raw cotton, Lewiston, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Lewiston Media: phototransparency

Item 9763

Springvale Cotton Mill, early 1890s

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Springvale Media: Photographic print

Item 99418

Woodbury K. Dana with cotton harvester, Westbrook, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Westbrook Historical Society Date: circa 1918 Location: Westbrook Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 40490

12 Cotton Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bridget Flaherty Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 40501

26 Cotton Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bramhall Realty Co. Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 40505

34 Cotton Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William Corcoran Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits

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The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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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.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - History of The Cotton Mill

Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library The Cotton Mill's main textile was fabric. The Cotton Mill made jeans, sheeting, coat lining, and prints.

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Historic Hallowell - Cotton Mill & Johnson Shoe Citations

Cotton Mill & Johnson Shoe Citations Annual Reports. Hallowell: City Council of Hallowell, 1911. “books.google.com.” n.d. (accessed Mar.

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Historic Hallowell - The Cotton Mill & The Johnson Shoe Company

The Cotton Mill & The Johnson Shoe Company These days, there aren’t many major factories in our communities.