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Haystack Historical Society

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1920-1930 - Page 1 of 3

The name "rayon" was adopted in the mid-1920s. In 1930, the Androscoggin Mill in Lewiston was equipped with new looms to handle rayon, and became one…

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Historic Hallowell - Industry and Immigrants-A Changing Community

… initially relied on ships to carry cotton to its looms and coal to its steam plant, but soon switched to rail.

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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...

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Old Berwick Historical Society

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

… stone, preparing them for use, and in removing loom from the gravel pit and spreading it upon the waste land near by, and such other work as we…

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New Sweden Historical Society

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Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 2 of 3

Innovations included 94 modern automatic looms replacing 40 hand looms. In 1947 a sales agency was developed with an office in the Empire State…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - For The Love Of Paper - Page 3 of 4

Another structure loomed on the horizon in 1960. It was to house a new lime kiln, 275 feet in length.

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Mercy Hospital - People of Mercy - Page 1 of 2

looms large in any history of Mercy. Sister Annunciata became the first Administrator of Queen’s Hospital in 1930, serving 37 years to 1967.

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Guilford, Maine - Modern History: 1966 to Present

… Company was named Exporter of the Year, new looms were installed at Interface, Pride’s grew and expanded its product line, the H.K.