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Item 17877

Title: Factory Workers from Swan's Island, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Swan's Island

Media: Photograph

Item 9782

Title: Corn factory workers, Alfred, 1892

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: 1892

Location: Alfred

Media: Print from a 6

Item 12761

Title: Workers at Steven's Sardine Cannery, Brooklin

Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society

Date: 1995

Location: Brooklin

Media: 35mm phototransparency of original photograph

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Exhibit

Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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.