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Historical Items

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Item 17225

Jackson Laboratory Fire, Bar Harbor, 1989

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Fire Department Date: 1989-05-10 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 7394

Hedge Laboratory - Bates College

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

Item 16220

Stodder Laboratory at Eastern Maine General Hopital circa 1923

Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center Date: circa 1924 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 54509

335 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: A.S. Hinds Company Use: Laboratory

Item 85428

18-22 West Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William W. Griffin Use: Storage


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Eastern Fine Paper

The paper mill on the Penobscot River in South Brewer, which became known as Eastern Fine Paper Co., began as a sawmill in 1884 and grew over the years as an important part of the economy of the region and a large presence in the landscape. Its closing in 2005 affected more than the men and women who lost their jobs.


Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.


One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economy on Mt. Desert Island

… Harbor Hospital was built in 1897, MDI Biological Laboratory began as the Tufts Summer School of Biology in 1898, and the Jackson Laboratory was…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Development of an Island-wide Identity

… of the Atlantic, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, and Jackson Laboratory provided economic stability and year-round jobs, drawing people…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 3 of 4

… for school children, a delight for birders, a laboratory for biologists and naturalists, and a prime territory for fishermen and hunters.

My Maine Stories

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My career as a chemical engineer for S.D. Warren Paper Company
by Charles Dodge

I worked in S.D. Warren's laboratory, and developed paper coatings, like Ultracast technology


I feel like there will always be a need for Paper
by Patricia Richards

The Paper Industry is very important to people in the Jay, Livermore Falls, and Rumford areas.


I never thought I would work at a paper mill.
by Greg Bizier

I love science and managed the lab for International Paper's Otis Mill for 31 years.