Search Results

Keywords: Home Economics

Site Pages

These sites were created for each contributing partner or as part of collaborative community projects through Maine Memory. Learn about collaborative projects on MMN.


Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin Sr. home, Ellsworth, 1823

John Martin Sr. home, Ellsworth, 1823 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904)…

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - Wrappers, Teagowns & At Home Dresses

Wrappers, Teagowns & At Home Dresses View the Wrappers, Tea Gowns & At Home Dresses Slide Show Wrapper is the traditional term used for the…

Site Page

Historic Hallowell - Historic Hallowell Homes

Historic Hallowell Homes Peter Clark, Jr. House, Gows Lane, Hallowell, 1968Hubbard Free Library Captian Benjamin Gould House, Winthrop…

Site Page

Historic Hallowell - Our Journey Home

Our Journey Home Written by Gerry Mahoney Powder House Hill, Hallowell, 1938Hubbard Free Library The history of Hallowell is one that is…

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor - Page 1 of 3

Economic History of Main Street, Northeast Harbor A TALE OF BOOM AND DECLINE Text by Brook Ewing Minner and Hannah Stevens, with additional…

Site Page

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Home

Home Welcome to the town of Thomaston's Cooperative History Project Site. Please visit one of our exhibits exploring the 200+ year history of…

Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Mills and Homes in Stockholm

Mills and Homes in Stockholm Collins Lumber Mill, Stockholm. c. 1940Item Contributed byStockholm Historical Society The town of Stockholm once…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin's Journal

… River made it well-positioned geographically and economically to take advantage of lumber shortages in much of the east coast and beyond -- and of…

Site Page

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 3 of 3

The looming crises of economic collapse, aftermath of war markets and changing business practice would have their impacts in due time. Next...

Site Page

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - V. A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) - Page 3 of 3

… paid by the city, the war had an overall negative economic impact upon Biddeford. As often happens, businesses which can support war necessities…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 2 of 2

… in society and especially their effects on his economic prospects, Martin was equally excited about other changes: the first hot-air balloon in…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 72-120

… Snow (1855-1889), died while visiting her parents home in Bangor. Martin described her illness, death, and funeral in detail.

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Harris House, Bangor, ca. 1850

Martin described this as his first "real home" since he left his parents house in 1835 when he began several apprenticeships and lived in the homes

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Mabelle Martin's casket, Bangor, 1899

… of Mabelle's coffin in the parlor of the family home and included it in the Scrap and Sketch Book he wrote starting in 1888 in which he recounted…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Grant-Wilson political rally, Augusta Depot, 1872

… a train from Bangor to the rally, then returned home on the train. Some of the signs in the illustration read, "Democrat House no illumination,"…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Ezekiel Hopkins house and grounds, Hampden, 1840

… on page 130 of the 650-page journal, show the home of Ezekiel Hopkins as it appears in 1840. Martin wrote, "The above premices presents the only…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 362-451

… the Soule house, which became his family home; and his brother Alonzo's visit from California.

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - John and Clara Martin wedding hack, Bangor, 1850

… so his children would know what Bangor, business, homes, and various activities were like during their father's life.

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - First Baptist Church, Bangor, ca. 1850

… and size of all parts of the building, then went home and made the sketch in ink. It is on page 349 of the journal.

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Lunt House, Cumberland at Center streets, Bangor, ca. 1852

She sold the family home and bought this house, but put it in her son Luther's name. View additional information about this item on the Maine…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - James Emery cottage, Bucksport, 1867

… Museum Description The James Emery home in Bucksport was located at the head of the ferry on the northeast corner of Main Street.

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Annie Martin Snow casket at grave, Bangor, 1889

… starting in 1888, while he was away from home working as an accountant at Katahdin Iron Works, near Brownville.

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Annie Martin Snow casket, Bangor, 1889

… died on August 30, 1889, while visiting the home of her parents, Clara and John Martin, in Bangor. She had been ill for several years.

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Wood pile, 130 Center St., Bangor, ca. 1864

… he drew this illustration of the woodpile at his home at 130 Center Street, Bangor. He bought the house in 1854 and immediately began renovating it…