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Historical Items

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Item 8654

Oakhurst Dairy gift calendar, 1970

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1970 Media: Ink on paper

Item 20276

Oakhurst Dairy, Portland, 1951

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1951 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 80828

Robert Nisbet, Rumford, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 54517

362 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Oakhurst Dairy Use: Dairy

Item 54518

Assessor's Record, 364 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Oakhurst Dairy Use: Carriage House

Item 54519

Assessor's Record, 364 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Oakhurst Dairy Use: Stable

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109818

Dairy for the Oakhurst Dairy Company, Bath, 1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1928 Location: Bath Client: Oakhurst Dairy Company Architect: Coombs and Harriman Architects

Item 111888

John S. Hyde farmer's cottage, Bath, 1913-1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1913–1915 Location: Bath Client: John Sedgwick Hyde Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.

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Among the Lungers: Treating TB

Tuberculosis -- or consumption as it often was called -- claimed so many lives and so threatened the health of communities that private organizations and, by 1915, the state, got involved in TB treatment. The state's first tuberculosis sanatorium was built on Greenwood Mountain in Hebron and introduced a new philosophy of treatment.

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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.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Dairy Farms Memories - Page 2 of 2

Dairy Farms Memories Holstein dairy cow, New Sweden, ca. 1922Nylander Museum Albert’s father worked many jobs.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Dairy Farms Memories - Page 1 of 2

Dairy Farms Memories Dairy cattle, Woodland, ca. 1922Nylander Museum Text by Rachel, a student at Presque Isle Middle School Images by Maine…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Carroll's Auto Sales - Page 1 of 3

My other job I worked was as a dairy boy. I would go to work at four in the morning for the dairy farm.

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

My career as a wildlife biologist
by Ron Joseph

Rural Maine provided the foundation of a rewarding career as a wildlife biologist.

Story

Aurore Morin & Huguette Paquette: immigrating to Biddeford
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

The experience of a young mother and her teenage sister making the transition from Quebec to Maine.