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Keywords: Mechanics

Historical Items

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Item 78837

Mechanics Institute of Rumford, ca. 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: circa 1911 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Item 79386

Mechanics Institute Officers, Rumford, 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1911-11-09 Location: Rumford Media: Booklet/ink on paper

Item 79711

Lounging Room, Mechanics Institute, Rumford, 1911

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1911-11-09 Location: Rumford Media: Booklet/ink on paper

Tax Records

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Item 38597

517-519 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Charitable Mechanics Association Use: Stores & Offices

Item 62622

46 Mechanic Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Stuart O. Symonds Use: Apartments

Item 54068

14 Mechanic Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Female Prov. Association Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

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Valentines

Valentines Day cards have long been a way to express feelings of romance or love for family or friends. These early Valentines Day cards suggest the ways in which the expression of those sentiments has changed over time.

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Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Harvesting Potatoes - Page 2 of 13

… Potatoes LOTS OF HORSE POWER IS NEEDED X Mechanical diggers were needed to provide a more efficient way of removing potatoes from the ground.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Northeast Airlines DC-3, Presque Isle, ca. 1945

… II Presque Isle Air Terminal Building on outer Mechanic Street bordering Presque Isle Army Air Field.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Francis Spencer

… and even as a boy was interested in everything mechanical. Unable to afford college during the Depression years, he began working at Pepperell at…

My Maine Stories

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I work as a Journeyman Mechanic, or Millwright at Catalyst
by Linda Deane

Working on a paper machine and as a Millwright can be challenging as a woman and a Union Rep.

Story

Canadian immigrant founds worlds largest paper company in 1898
by Hugh J. Chisholm

Hugh J. Chisholm founded International Paper, which was the world's largest paper company in 1898.

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II