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Item 23524

Title: Woman working in Pepperell Mills, Biddeford, 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1910

Location: Biddeford

Media: Black and White Photograph

Item 6158

Title: Gannett Publishing Company workroom, Augusta, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Augusta

Media: Photograph

Item 6901

Title: Sisters Working on Fancy Goods, Sabbathday Lake

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers

Date: circa 1902

Location: New Gloucester

Media: Slide from a glass-plate negative

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Item 32344

Address: 55 Alder Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Zafiris Vamvakias et als

Style: Utilitarian

Use: Mill - Cabinet Works

Item 57600

Address: 84 Hanover Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cornelius A. Mannix

Use: Granite Works

Item 59818

Address: Assessor's Record, 69-85 Kennebec Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Gist Blair

Use: Factory - Cabinet Works

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E.T. Burrowes Co., Portland, ca. 1923

Working Women of the Old Port

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.


CCC crew and trucks, Alfred, ca. 1933

Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.


Map of J. Robinson lot, Topsham, 1761

Settling along the Androscoggin and Kennebec

The Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick was a land company formed in 1714 and it set out to settle lands along the Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers in Maine.

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John Patten lot, Topsham, ca. 1760

City of Portland Department of Public Works

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Men's cottage, Maine State Sanatorium, Hebron, ca. 1905

Maine Historic Preservation Commission

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Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.