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Item 98642

Shoe Factory, Belfast, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society

Date: circa 1885

Location: Belfast

Media: Photographic print

Item 101849

Shoe boxes at the Cummings Factory, South Berwick, ca. 1900.

Contributed by: Old Berwick Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: South Berwick

Media: Photographic print

Item 11036

Bass Shoe Co. factory, Wilton, 1981

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1981-03-02

Location: Wilton

Media: Photographic print

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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

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.


Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.


Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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Hallowell Cotton Mill, Academy Street, ca. 1885

Historic Hallowell - History of The Cotton Mill

The Cotton Mill closed and had to sell all of its machinery in 1890 and was replaced by the shoe industry.

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Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Cyclone Poems

… worst umbrellas fall Fixing the city Bring in a supply everyone helps clean up rebuild repair soon Cyclones, Storms, and Fixing the City by Gabby…

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George Fuller Foundry, Hallowell ca. 1934

Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Iron Foundry

… Free Library The Hallowell Iron Foundry supplied the Hallowell Cotton Mill with parts for the machines when they were broken.

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Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey