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Item 16017

Title: Giguere's Food Depot potato bag, Waterville, c. 1960

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1960

Location: Waterville

Media: paper

Item 75464

Title: Puss N Boots cat food plant, Lubec, 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1975

Location: Lubec

Media: Kodachrome slide

Item 63613

Title: Farmington State Teachers College Food Lab, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: circa 1955

Location: Farmington

Media: Black and white photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 5 View All

Item 45780

Address: 37-41 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Thaxter S. W. & Co.

Use: Office & Storage

Item 53866

Address: 285-291 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Richardson Wharf Company

Use: Office & Storage

Item 86813

Address: 208-220 Commercial (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harriet L. Blake

Use: Mfg Plant food

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Dee's Ice Cream Pint, Brunswick, ca. 1950

How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.


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.


Cook house and crew, Maine woods

Cooks and Cookees: Lumber Camp Legends

Stories and tall tales abound concerning cooks and cookees -- important persons in any lumber camp, large or small.