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Item 6404

Bucksport from the Air

Contributed by: Buck Memorial Library Date: 1960-11-22 Location: Bucksport Media: Photographic print

Item 69702

Aerial View of Eastern Fine Paper, Brewer, 1930

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine Date: 1930-08-12 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Item 31500

Aerial View of Skyline Farm, ca. 1965

Contributed by: Sally Semmes through Skyline Farm Date: circa 1965 Location: North Yarmouth Media: Photographic print


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Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.


The Establishment of the Troy Town Forest

Seavey Piper, a selectman, farmer, landowner, and leader of the Town of Troy in the 1920s through the early 1950s helped establish a town forest on abandoned farm land in Troy. The exhibit details his work over ten years.


Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection

… publications; they were especially active in aerial photography and owned several company planes for that purpose.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Sports

… of different types of sports was all encompassing, and includes photos of boxing, baseball, football, golf, horseshoes, swimming, basketball.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Icons & Influencers

While photo journalism began during the American Civil War, newspapers seldom used photography to illustrate or enhance stories until nearly seventy…

My Maine Stories

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In the midst of the tragedy of war, there are humorous moments
by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

Never leave beer with the PBRs