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Keywords: Jay

Historical Items

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Item 63749

Geography class, North Jay granite quarry, 1914

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1914-05-29 Location: Jay Media: Photographic print

Item 82063

Falmouth Mill, Jay, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum Date: circa 1885 Location: Jay Media: Photographic print

Item 75127

Welcome to Jay sign, ca. 1986

Contributed by: Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum Date: circa 1986 Location: Jay Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 34836

306 Brackett Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James E Jay Use: Store

Item 82566

Coburn property, N. Side Park Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jay A. Coburn Use: Pumping Station

Item 69017

677 Ocean Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jay C. MacCabe Use: Dwelling - Single family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110452

Clements Garden at East Egg, Blue Hill, 2005

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2005 Location: Blue Hill Client: Beth Clements Architect: Patrick Chasse

Item 110455

Pierrepont Cottage, Mount Desert, 1986-2006

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1986–2006 Location: Mount Desert Client: John Jay Pierrepont Architect: Patrick Chassé; Landscape Design Associates

Item 111489

Wegener/Cutler residence elevations, Cape Elizabeth, 1994

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1994 Location: Cape Elizabeth Clients: Lucinda Wegener; Jay Cutler Architect: Carol A. Wilson; Carol A. Wilson, Architect

Online Exhibits

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Jay & Livermore Falls, Pioneers in Paper Making

Alvin Record and Hugh J. Chisholm were instrumental in building paper mills in Jay, Livermore, and Livermore Falls. The two industrialists helped make the towns prosperous.

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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.

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Educating Oneself: Carnegie Libraries

Industrialist Andrew Carnegie gave grants for 20 libraries in Maine between 1897 and 1912, specifying that the town own the land, set aside funds for maintenance, have room to expand -- and offer library services at no charge.

Site Pages

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Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Big Thunder

Like Jay Leno or Jon Stewart who entertain today’s audiences with a clever mixture of farce and facts, he was an Indian showman for his time.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 1 of 3

Jay Grindle had an office on Main Street and is credited for saving many lives in Northeast Harbor in the influenza outbreak during the First World…

My Maine Stories

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Picture This: Life on Hancock St, Bangor Maine
by anonymous

A conversation with Jay Millet, who grew up on Hancock St in Bangor Maine during the depression.

Story

Two generations tell the family's Paper story
by Normand and Richard Paradis

Father and son discuss their lives working for International Paper and changes over time

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First night on the pulp pile at zero degrees, to mill foreman
by Arthur Benedetto

I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers