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Historical Items

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Item 14218

Fresh vegetables, Good Will Homes, ca. 1900

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1900 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 6761

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

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

Item 6763

Jewett self-heating can drawing, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Ink on paper

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109511

Plans of House for Mr. F. W. Chandler, Brunswick, 1911

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1911 Location: Brunswick Client: F. W. Chandler Architect: Gibbs and Pulsifer Architects

Item 110458

Moore residence, Bar Harbor, 1984-2000

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1984–2000 Location: Bar Harbor Client: Elizabeth H. Moore Architect: Patrick Chasse; Landscape Design Associates

Item 109926

Blaine House existing vegetation, Augusta, 1989

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1989 Location: Augusta Client: State of Maine Architect: Blaine House Restoration Committee

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Working Women of the Old Port

Women at the turn of the 20th century were increasingly involved in paid work outside the home. For wage-earning women in the Old Port section of Portland, the jobs ranged from canning fish and vegetables to setting type. A study done in 1907 found many women did not earn living wages.

Exhibit

Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.

Exhibit

Fair Season: Crops, Livestock, and Entertainment

Agricultural fairs, intended to promote new techniques and better farming methods, have been held since the early 19th century. Before long, entertainments were added to the educational focus of the early fairs.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… and what appears to be mashed potatoes, another vegetable and a dessert item. Those identified in the photo are, on the left from front: Roger…

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1951 School

… and what appears to be mashed potatoes, another vegetable and a dessert item. Those identified in the photo are, on the left from front: Roger…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Ladies Blush apple, Bangor, 1889

… of his landscape designs, and the fruit trees and vegetables he grew. In a journal and scrapbooks he began writing and illustrating in 1864 to…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Growing up on a potato and dairy farm
by Paula Woodworth

Life growing up and working on a potato and dairy farm was hard work but fun in Aroostook County.

Story

Peter Spanos fled the genocide in Turkey to Maine
by anonymous

Peter Spanos fled the Greek genocide in Smyrna in 1922, coming to Maine to work as a fruit peddler

Story

A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down