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Item 78881

Title: Slate Splitter, Barnard, 1951

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: 1951-09-14

Location: Barnard

Media: Photograph

Item 78797

Title: Slate Mill Operation, Monson, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

Item 9182

Title: Monson-Maine Slate Company mill

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Monson

Media: black and white photo

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Item 86153

Address: 26 Central Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Central Wharf Proprietors

Use: Mfg Slate Sinks

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Exhibit

Immigrant workers, Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

Exhibit

Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

Exhibit

Waldo-Hancock Bridge Dedication, June 9, 1932

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.

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Site

Barn moving

Monson Historical Society

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Site

Burnham and Morrill Company Trademark for Scarboro Beach Clams

Maine State Archives

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Site

Clifford Anderson with snowshoes, North Yarmouth, ca. 1936

North Yarmouth Historical Society

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