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Historical Items Showing 3 of 293 View All

Item 80697

John Edward Barry's baby Shoes, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society

Date: circa 1926

Location: Mexico

Media: Photographic print

Item 19548

Shoe form for repairing shoes, Stockholm. c. 1930

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Stockholm

Media: steel

Item 6647

The home of Golden Rule Shoes, Freeport, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Freeport

Media: Chromolithograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 15 View All

Item 35761

2-8 Brown Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albert S Rines

Use: Stores & Offices

Item 38934

557 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Hutchinson Shoe Co.

Use: Mercantile

Item 32143

331-333 Allen Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Oliver A Mann

Style: Greek Revival

Use: Shop - Shoe Repair

Exhibits Showing 3 of 33 View All

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

John Merrill and son, Edwin, Leeds, 1860

John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.

Exhibit

Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 249 View All

Site Page

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Cotton Mill & Johnson Shoe Citations

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

Site Page

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

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…

Site Page

Johnson Shoe Factory, Hallowell, 1900

Historic Hallowell - The Cotton Mill & The Johnson Shoe Company

The Cotton Mill & The Johnson Shoe Company These days, there aren’t many major factories in our communities.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All

Story

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.

Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail

by George A Smith


Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII