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Historical Items

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Item 16573

Hayward Farms Milk Bottle, Houlton, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1940 Location: Houlton Media: Glass

Item 20877

Milk Street Market, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 20876

Milk Street, Portland, 1901

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1901 Location: Portland; Portland Media: Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 63638

13 Milk Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cyrus H. Farley Use: Store - Retail Glass

Item 63637

2-6 Milk Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: A.H. Bailey Confectionary Co. Use: Factory

Item 37273

61-67 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: W.L. Blake & Co. Use: Office

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.


Nuclear Energy for Maine?

Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Wiscasset generated electricity from 1972 until 1996. Activists concerned about the plant's safety led three unsuccessful referendum campaigns in the 1980s to shut it down.


Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.

Site Pages

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

Then they would multiply the amount of butter fat by the pounds of milk that could be made from that the farmers could determine how profitable they…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Agricultural Statistics of the Colony, 1870 to 1880

… fowl - uncounted 1880 horses - 164 oxen - 92 milk cows - 283 cattle, other - 282 sheep - 530 pigs - 175 chickens - 1920 cheese - 1 ton butter - 7…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Note the milk in glass bottles, and what appears to be mashed potatoes, another vegetable and a dessert item.

My Maine Stories

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Shax and laxoox: tea with milk and Somali bread.
by Kheyro Jama

Lahooh (laxoox) is a food staple in East Africa, enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner


Ted Truman (Throumoulos): A treasure trove of stories
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A son of Greek immigrants’ insight into his entrepreneurial family, culture and life experiences


Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide