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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Print on paper
Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum
Date: circa 1790
Media: Wood, china, metal, glass
Trolleys were the cleanest and most efficient means of mass transit Maine has ever known.
After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.
Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.
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… Library Description A ferry boat that traveled from Brooksville to Castine, 1907 View additional information about this item on the…
… the owners would usually have to go around and bid on them themselves. Hall traveled widely to earn contracts with samples like this one.
The canister was very handy to safely store stick matches for travel or to keep toothpicks sanitary on the dining room table.
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by Sherry Judd
A story about my Italian ancestors in Maine and how I found my family in Italy.
by Mike Luciano
Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes
by Linda Deane
Working on a paper machine and as a Millwright can be challenging as a woman and a Union Rep.