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Historical Items Showing 3 of 158 View All

Item 15875

Girls haying, Sanford, early 1900s

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society

Date: circa 1905

Location: Sanford

Media: Print from Glass Negatives

Item 21351

Haying, Woodland, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Nylander Museum

Date: circa 1922

Location: Woodland

Media: Photographic print

Item 54843

Good Will children haying, Fairfield, ca. 1930

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1930

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 51 View All

Item 86771

Storage of Hay, Union Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sylvan Shurtleff Estate

Use: Storage of Hay

Item 68589

Hay property, Cushing's Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clara G. Hay

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 68590

Hay property, Cushing's Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clara G. Hay

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Jewett Corn Factory, Norridgewock, ca. 1915

Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.

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Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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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.

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Hay press, Stockholm, ca. 1920

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

After the hay was cut and dried it was sent to the hay press and they would press it into large bales. The hay was taken to the barn for storage.

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Two prong hay fork, Stockholm. c. 1940

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

… Society Two pronged hay fork used for sifting through hay to find rocks and other things that do not belong and to dig hay to feed animals.

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Hay press, view 2, Stockholm. c.1920

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

… of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Hay press, view 2, Stockholm. c.1920 Item 15734 infoStockholm Historical Society Hay press.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

Growing up on a potato and dairy farm

by Paula Woodworth


Life growing up and working on a potato and dairy farm was hard work but fun in Aroostook County.

Story

Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall


Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR