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Item 101511

Female mill workers on parade, Biddeford, 1933

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1933-10-29

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Item 74445

Grace Auber, Augusta, 1948

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Location: Augusta

Media: Photographic print

Item 6544

Inspecting whole kernel corn, Fryeburg, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society

Date: circa 1940

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Photographic print

Exhibits Showing 3 of 39 View All

Exhibit

Fight or buy bonds, World War I poster, 1917

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Exhibit

Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

Exhibit

After the Theatre, Riverton Park, ca. 1905

History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

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Site Page

Workers repair damage to suspension bridge, Strong, 1915

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

… a cargo truck broke through the bridge deck, workers repaired the damage to the suspension bridge in Strong.

Site Page

Workers repair damage to suspension bridge, Strong, 1915

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… a cargo truck broke through the bridge deck, workers repaired the damage to the suspension bridge in Strong.

Site Page

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1920

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

Gradually workers could commute into the city and they worked in offices in taller buildings. In this view, a hard-top coupe is parked in front of…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 8 View All

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine

by Doug Rawlings


Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

Story

My career working at Pepperell Mills in the Vellux Division

by David Bishop


My 35 years working in the Vellux blanket division of Pepperell Mills, Biddeford.