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Category: Economics, Businesses & Trade, Advertising

Historical Items

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Item 4219

Advertising card, Rockland

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Location: Rockland Media: Ink on paper

Item 7739

Bostonian shoes advertising brochure

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 7740

Bostonian shoe advertising card

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

Taber Wagon

The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community

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Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin

By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.