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Brewer High School, 1889

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library Date: 1889-06-10 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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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.


Washington County Through Eastern's Eye

Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.


Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Carolyn Stone

She attended Brewer High School, graduating from there in 1894. She went on to further her education at the Farmington State Normal School, where she…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Expansion

From its modest beginnings in Brewer in 1836, the Stearns mill became one of the largest mills on the Hampden, Brewer, Orrington section of the…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

Warren, Brewer, ME., 2000. McGregor, James, History of Washington Lodge No. 37, Free and Accepted Masons Lubec, Maine, E.W. Brown, James B.

My Maine Stories

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars