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Item 16482

Washer and butter churn, Littleton, ca. 1942

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1942 Location: Littleton Media: steel

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Item 20160

Clothes washer advertisement, Westbrook, 1873

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1873 Location: Westbrook Media: Ink on paper

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Item 14650

Pulp washer, Eastern Manufacturing Co., Brewer

Contributed by: City of Brewer Date: 1921 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print


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A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.


Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.


Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry

The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Bridge That Changed The Map

… the other side of the world to put a large flat washer on the end and screw on a large nut. The cables, drawn and wound from 400 strands of wire to…

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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