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Historical Items

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Item 12322

Dee's Ice Cream Pint, Brunswick, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1950 Location: Brunswick Media: Waxed cardboard

Item 12325

Dee's Ice Cream cone wrapper, Brunswick, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: 1940–1970 Location: Brunswick Media: Paper

Item 26148

Seavey's Ice Cream, Auburn, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Auburn Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 86344

Ice Cream Plant, Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf Use: Ice Cream Plant

Item 76766

180-186 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Deering Ice Cream Company Use: Ice Cream Plant

Item 76764

176-178 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Deering Ice Cream Company Use: Dwelling - Two family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110211

General Ice Cream Corporation building, Portland, 1967

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1967 Location: Portland Client: General Ice Cream Corp. Architect: Wadsworth, Boston & Tuttle

Online Exhibits

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How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.

Exhibit

The World's Largest Oxen

Named for the two largest things in Maine at the turn of the 20th century, Mt. Katahdin and Granger of Stetson, were known as the Largest Oxen in the World. Unable to do farm work because of their size, they visited fairs and agricultural events around the Northeast.

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Fashionable Maine: early twentieth century clothing

Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

Forsters Candy and ice cream stick samples, Forster Mfg. Co., Strong, 1947 Item 67184 infoStrong Historical Society In 1947 Forster…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Candy and ice cream stick samples, Forster Mfg. Co., Strong, 1947 Item 67184 infoStrong Historical Society In 1947 Forster…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

Forsters Ice cream spoon samples, Forster Mfg. Co., Strong, 1947 Item 67007 infoStrong Historical Society In 1947 Forster Manufacturing Co.

My Maine Stories

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Rest Stop in Scarborough, Maine
by Lee Evans

This is about our first visit to Maine in 1998. My wife and I moved here from Maryland in 2007.

Story

Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II

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The Cup Code (working at OOB in the 1960s)
by Randy Randall

Teenagers cooking fried food in OOB and the code used identify the product and quantity.