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Category: Social Movements & Services, Civic & political activity, Labor unions

Historical Items

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Item 36266

Isaac Hodsdon Bangor Mechanic membership, 1828

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1828-12-02 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

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Item 19458

Granite Cutters' National Union Badge, Frankfort

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Frankfort Media: Metal and cloth

Item 19459

Granite Cutters National Union badge

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Mount Desert Media: cloth and metal

Exhibits

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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.

My Maine Stories

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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

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.

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I work as a Journeyman Mechanic, or Millwright at Catalyst
by Linda Deane

Working on a paper machine and as a Millwright can be challenging as a woman and a Union Rep.