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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

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

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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.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 5 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

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.

Story

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.