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Historical Items

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Item 12762

Ramsdell Cannery Label, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society Date: circa 1925 Location: Brooklin Media: Photo transparency

Item 27203

Sardine labels, Eastport, 1909

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1909 Location: Eastport Media: Paper sardine can label proofs

Item 12753

Label for Canned Fish Product

Contributed by: Sedgwick-Brooklin Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Brooksville; Brooklin Media: Ink on paper

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 116479

Portland Packing Company, Portland, 1916-1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1916–1918 Location: Portland; Skowhegan Client: Portland Packing Company Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Early Fish Canneries in Brooklin

By the 1900s, numerous fish canneries began operating in Center Harbor, located within the Brooklin community. For over thirty years, these plants were an important factor in the community.


May Baskets, a Dog, and a Party for Children

Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.


Canning: A Maine Industry

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

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Items Pierpole Brand Maine Apples can label, ca. 1924 Item 64112 infoStrong Historical Society For twelve years Pierpole Brand Maine…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

According to the paper label it was roasted and packed expressly for Byron & Fogg by Boston Roasted Coffee.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1970-1980 - Page 2 of 3

… tan and white bold diagonal plaid with a belt and labelled "FELIX Portland." Several examples of mid 20th century fashions in the collection were…

My Maine Stories

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Mali Agat (Molly Ockett) the famous Wabanaki "Doctress"
by Maine Historical Society

Pigwacket Molly Ockett, healing, and cultural ecological knowledge


Nicole Morin-Scribner: living the dreams of her immigrant parent
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A 6-year-old immigrant makes the most of her opportunities while staying connected to her roots