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Historical Items

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Item 31394

Smoke stack, Lincoln, 1931

Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society Date: 1931 Location: Lincoln Media: Photographic print

Item 6759

Jewett Corn Factory, Norridgewock, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Norridgewock Media: Postcard

Item 6761

Norridgewock Corn Shop (Jewett's), ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Norridgewock Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Le Théâtre

Lewiston, Maine's second largest city, was long looked upon by many as a mill town with grimy smoke stacks, crowded tenements, low-paying jobs, sleazy clubs and little by way of refinement, except for Bates College. Yet, a noted Québec historian, Robert Rumilly, described it as "the French Athens of New England."

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Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

Site Pages

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Lubec, Maine - McCurdy Herring Smokehouse - Page 2 of 4

… in a storm in 1995 has wood for the fires stacked up against it. In the left foreground is the Skinning/Packing Shed where the activities involved…

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Lubec, Maine - Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor

… with the flakes on moving arms, the flakes were stacked on racks to cool. Then they went to the Packing Room where women and girls placed the…

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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