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Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF
Date: circa 1915
Media: black and white photograph
Contributed by: Northeast Harbor Library
Date: circa 1980
Location: Northeast Harbor
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Address: 244 Forest Avenue, Portland
Owner in 1924: Josephine L. Dalton
Address: 289 Forest Avenue, Portland
Owner in 1924: Hersey Corporation
Women at the turn of the 20th century were increasingly involved in paid work outside the home. For wage-earning women in the Old Port section of Portland, the jobs ranged from canning fish and vegetables to setting type. A study done in 1907 found many women did not earn living wages.
Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.
This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.
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The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.
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.