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LC Subject Heading: Industries

Historical Items

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Item 31537

Cabinet Clyclopaedia, London, 1831

Courtesy of Jacqueline Field, an individual partner Date: 1831 Media: Ink on paper

Item 6647

The home of Golden Rule Shoes, Freeport, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Freeport Media: Chromolithograph

Item 6837

Ethel Bascome Jewett, London 1910 or 1912

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: London Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 54340

Assessor's Record, 235-311 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Winslow & Company Use: Clay Kilns

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 109109

Penobscot Shoe Company building, Old Town, 1952-1954

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1952–1954 Location: Old Town Client: Penobscot Shoe Company Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 109104

Mr. & Mrs. Louis Brechemin swimming pool, Belfast, 1952

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1952 Location: Belfast Client: Louis Brechemin Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell

Item 110109

Cook, Everett & Pennell office space, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1923 Client: Cook, Everett & Pennell Architect: John P. Thomas

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Primary Sources: The Maine Shipyard

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will give students a close-up look at historical operations behind Maine's famed shipbuilding and shipping industries. Students will examine primary sources including letters, bills of lading, images, and objects, and draw informed hypotheses about the evolution of the seafaring industry and its impact on Maine’s communities over time.

Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Becoming Maine: The District of Maine's Coastal Economy

Grade Level: 3-5 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will introduce students to the maritime economy of Maine prior to statehood and to the Coasting Law that impacted the separation debate. Students will examine primary documents, take part in an activity that will put the Coasting Law in the context of late 18th century – early 19th century New England, and learn about how the Embargo Act of 1807 affected Maine in the decades leading to statehood.