Search Results

Keywords: wood products

Historical Items

View All Showing 2 of 96 Showing 3 of 96

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

Item 67308

Match/Toothpick canister, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, cr. 1955

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

Item 67304

Lacquered Napkin Rings, 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

Exhibits

View All Showing 2 of 31 Showing 3 of 31

Exhibit

Princeton: Woods and Water Built This Town

Princeton benefited from its location on a river -- the St. Croix -- that was useful for transportation of people and lumber and for powering mills as well as on its proximity to forests.

Exhibit

Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

Exhibit

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

Site Pages

View All Showing 2 of 340 Showing 3 of 340

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

For a time birch pulp wood was shipped from Maine to him in Boston, but he soon realized that he needed to relocate his operations to a site where…

Site Page

Historic Hallowell - Wood Ashes or Gold Dust?

A settler could either collect and sell the plain wood ash, or they could blanch it in a large vat, and boil it down to produce pot-ash (potash).

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

… boxes of 72 dozen for shipment to the military in support of the war-effort, ca. 1942. Forster's was located in Strong and made wood products.

My Maine Stories

View All Showing 2 of 3 Showing 3 of 3

Story

My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine
by Donna Cassese

I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.

Story

A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down

Story

Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR