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Item 10078

Letter from Leroy H. Huse to Elizabeth Mountfort, February 23, 1846

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1846-02-23

Location: Portland; Boston; Portland; Boston; Portland; Boston; Portland; Boston

Media: Ink on paper

Item 10080

Letter from Leroy H. Huse to Elizabeth Mountfort, May 19, 1847

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1847-05-19

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 11445

Pilgrim descendents, Hallowell, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1982-11-24

Location: Hallowell

Media: Photographic print

Exhibits Showing 3 of 18 View All

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Jack Lawrence, Saco, on Bicycle, ca. 1900

A Craze for Cycling

Success at riding a bike mirrored success in life. Bicycling could bring families together. Bicycling was good for one's health. Bicycling was fun. Bicycles could go fast. Such were some of the arguments made to induce many thousands of people around Maine and the nation to take up the new pastime at the end of the nineteenth century.

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Student strike, Colby College, 1970

Protests

Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.

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Good Will Farm roundel, Fairfield, 1918

George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

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Patrons of Husbandry Regalia Cabinet, ca. 1904

Houlton Grange

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Oakfield Grange, 2005

Oakfield Grange 414

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Jean P. Ouellette Letter on CCC, Upper Frenchville, 1985

Maine Conservation Corps

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My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 9 View All

Story

Being a woman Union member was a challenge in the paper mill

by Cindy Bennett


I worked in the paper mills and for the Union during the 1987 strike.

Story

How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer

by Joy Asuncion


My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy

Story

I feel like there will always be a need for Paper

by Patricia Richards


The Paper Industry is very important to people in the Jay, Livermore Falls, and Rumford areas.