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Item 13238

Raking hay, Caribou, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1940 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Item 13678

Loose hay loader, Littleton, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1920 Location: Littleton Media: steel, wood

Item 103359

Clarence Glidden with load of hay, Coopers Mills, Whitefield, ca. 1910

Contributed by: An individual through Whitefield Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Whitefield Media: Postcard


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Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.


Laboring in Maine

Workers in Maine have labored in factories, on farms, in the woods, on the water, among other locales. Many of Maine's occupations have been determined by the state's climate and geographical features.


In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 2 of 4

They harvested salt hay as fodder for cattle and sheep and used the marsh for summer pasture. Many settlers were often assigned a marsh lot (or lots)…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 3 of 4

To increase marsh salt hay production, he initiated one of the first diking experiments in Maine. His experiments attracted the attention of farmer…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 2 of 4

Clam diggers believed they were losing flats and that clams were worth thousands of dollars more than hay.