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Historical Items

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Item 5642

Woodworking class, Portland High School, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Media: Photographic print

Item 35513

Woodworking shop, Biddeford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Biddeford Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 7523

Good Will students woodworking, ca. 1925

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1925 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 86376

Woodworking, Holyoke Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Peir Use: Woodworking


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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.


Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.


A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

… that makes it look like glass, It required the combined skill of a woodworker and that of painter of the trompe d oeil (fool the eye) style.

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Historic Hallowell - Early Industry and Bombahook

A foundry and iron works soon followed, as did a woodworking mill and a linseed oil factory. Sheppard's PointItem Contributed byHubbard Free…

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Historic Hallowell - Nature's Bounty - Raw Material, Close at Hand

… after 1852, by rail) in crates produced in the woodworking shops both at the quarry sites and at the granite works in town.