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A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.
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.
… Society James Grant's father, a worker and union man, gave up his union membership to work for and suprevise the quarry for the New York based…
… Quarry Granite Cutters' National Union Badge, Frankfort Item 19458 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical Society The working conditions…