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Item 8978

Holiday crew of the Bixby & Buck Store, Skowhegan, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1885

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Photographic print

Item 14098

Leo A. Broad

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library

Date: circa 1895

Location: Brewer

Media: Photographic print

Item 17018

Empire Miller Boarding House, Poland, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: Poland

Media: Photographic print

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Potato pickers, Caribou, ca. 1930

Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.

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Immigrant workers at Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Bakers and Confectioners trade banner, Portland, 1841

A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

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Memories of working at the Criterion Theatre

by Vernon L. Cox


Working as a teenager with projectionest Roy Blake at the Criterion Theater