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Historical Items

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Item 9922

New Shoe Factory, Springvale, ca 1906

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1906 Location: Sanford Media: Photographic print

Item 14080

Viner's Shoe Crew

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1943 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 15801

Viner's Shoe Company

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1943 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Cotton Mill & Johnson Shoe Citations

1975: N. pag. Potter, Betty. “Hallowell Shoe Industry Booms.” Kennebec Journal 1930: N. pag. Potter, Betty.

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Historic Hallowell - The Cotton Mill & The Johnson Shoe Company

… about Hallowell's industrial era! Johnson Shoe Factory, Hallowell, 1900Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library Hallowell Cotton Mill…

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Historic Hallowell - The Johnson Shoe Bros.

The Johnson Shoe Bros. The Jarnes-Hamburger Factory closed down, Twin Johnson Brothers soon found, A building made from wood with a brick…

My Maine Stories

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My paper making history
by Rick Simoneau

The history of my grandfather, father, and I working in the mills instilled a sense of community

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My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine
by Donna Cassese

I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.

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Growing up in Lewiston and running Museum L-A
by Rachel Desgrosseilliers

Growing up Franco-American and honoring our mill working heritage