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Historical Items

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Item 67301

Wooden candle holders, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pike through Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Strong Media: Lathe-turned wood

Item 61185

Strong Wood Turning Corp., Novelty Mill, Strong, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Strong Media: Photo negative

Item 67309

Decorative imitation apple, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pike through Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Strong Media: Lacquered wood

Tax Records

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Item 88122

Novelty Store, W. Side Island Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edgar E. Rounds Use: Novelty Store

Item 63334

205-207 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Joseph S. Bernstein Use: Print Shop & Store

Item 59981

25 Lancaster Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Novelty Rug Company Use: Factory

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

Exhibit

A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

Exhibit

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

produced thousands of different styles of novelties. These candle holders were one of the novelties.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

produced thousands of different styles of novelties. These candle holders were one of the novelties.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

Brackleys Strong Wood Turning Corp., Novelty Mill, Strong, ca. 1950 Item 61185 infoStrong Historical Society The Strong Wood Turning Corp.