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Item 19466

Title: Granite Industry Instruction Manual

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Paper and ink print

Item 5607

Title: Lubec sardine industry, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: Lubec

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 10515

Title: David M. Norton of Industry, Maine State Legislature, 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1880

Location: Industry

Media: Photoprint

Tax Records Showing 3 of 7 View All

Item 37489

Address: 59-89 West Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: E. Corey & Co.

Use: Warehouse

Item 54340

Address: Assessor's Record, 235-311 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Winslow & Company

Use: Clay Kilns

Item 38982

Address: 622-624 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Consolidated Industries, Inc.

Use: Apartments & Stores

Exhibits Showing 3 of 85 View All

Exhibit

Jewett corn label, Norridgewock, ca. 1920

Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.

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

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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Site

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.

Site

Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.

Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.