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Historical Items

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Item 29070

Boarding houses of York Mills, Saco, ca. 1900

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1900 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 29280

Laconia Mills boarding houses, Biddeford, ca. 1895

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1895 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 29370

Pepperell Mills boarding houses, Biddeford, ca. 1875

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1875 Location: Biddeford Media: Stereograph

Exhibits

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Sagadahoc County through the Eastern Eye

The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.

Exhibit

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Exhibit

Lincoln County through the Eastern Eye

The Penobscot Marine Museum’s photography collections include nearly 50,000 glass plate negatives of images for "real photo" postcards produced by the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast. This exhibit features postcards from Lincoln County.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Continental Paper Bag Company

Sources: The Continental Paper Bag Company press, 1905 H. Schedler Photo Engraving, New York Kiesling Bros. Press, New York

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Soldiers Of The Civil War

… from Cambridgeport, MA, in Company D, 74th New York Infantry on July 7, 1861. He was transferred from Campbell Hospital to the Veteran Reserve…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 1 of 4

… 12, 1893, when The Rumford Falls Paper Company manufactured its first paper. Its capacity was 60 tons of newsprint per day.