Maine Charitable Mechanic Association building, Portland, ca. 1975

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Mechanics’ Hall is the location of the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association (MCMA) since the 1850s. The MCMA was an organization founded by skilled tradesmen in order to pool their resources and work together. The first floor of Mechanics’ Hall was often rented out to commercial businesses, and in 1975 the Carter Brothers Jewelry Company and Fotoshop (a photography supply store) resided there.

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  • Title: Maine Charitable Mechanic Association building, Portland, ca. 1975
  • Creation Date: circa 1975
  • Subject Date: circa 1975
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 25.4 cm x 20.3 cm
  • Local Code: Box 2A, Folder 2
  • Object Type: Image

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Mechanics' Hall
519 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101

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