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Historical Items

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Item 36614

Printers' banner, Portland, 1841

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1841 Location: Portland Media: Oil on linen

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Item 48370

Printers' Union badge, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Portland Media: Brass, celluloid, silk

Item 47797

Porter family, Rockland, ca. 1857

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1857 Location: Bangor; Rockland Media: Ambrotype

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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A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Sources

… Thomaston, Hallowell, ME: Masters, Smith & Co., Printers 1865 Eaton, Cyrus Annals of Warren Masters and Livermore, Hallowell, Printers 1877…

Site Page

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Sources

… Thomaston, Hallowell, ME: Masters, Smith & Co., Printers 1865 Eaton, Cyrus Annals of Warren Masters and Livermore, Hallowell, Printers 1877…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Sources

… Thomaston, Hallowell, ME: Masters, Smith & Co., Printers 1865 Eaton, Cyrus Annals of Warren Masters and Livermore, Hallowell, Printers 1877…

My Maine Stories

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Story

If you wanted a good job, the mill was the place to be.
by Brent Gay

Changes in the paper industry, labor strikes, and the community around International Paper's mills