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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

1940 Item 19531 infoStockholm Historical Society Meat hooks used to hang dead animals for processing.

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Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 1 of 3

… pages: Davis Brothers Furniture Herring Brothers Meats French & Elliott Company Guilford Bed and Breakfast Bangor and Aroostook Railroad DAVIS…

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Guilford, Maine - BUSINESSES - Page 2 of 3

Herring Brothers was established in 1928 by Charles Herring. It was called C. H. Herring Custom Meats.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… of McLeary & Leighton Clothing, Kingsley & Allen Meat Market and H. J. Bates Boots & Shoes. Note the structure on the front porch roof of the…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Eddie's Market

Michaud’s store was on the corner of State and Exchange Streets. Eddie started his own store, Eddie’s IGA, which had a line of groceries and meats

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Eustis hardware Store, E. L. Kingsley meat market and the First National Store. On the east side of the street (not visible) was P.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Moving to Maine: There to Here - Page 3 of 3

My parents raised chickens for money and for meat. They kept them in the house; free to wander where they wanted.

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Historic Hallowell - Whaling

The blubber was used for lighting fuel and the meat was eaten. Whaling became a highly organized business by the 12th century.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Andrew Anderson

… parents and by that time my mother had become a meat inspector and the one thing I wanted was hot dogs and my dad said shut up- that’s a cargo…

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Life on a Tidal River - The War Effort

… canned goods and red tokens were for things like meat, fish, butter, fat, and dairy goods. Rationing Gas The OPA, the Office of Price…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Stores

… goods, "rat cheese," a favorite of islanders, meat and produce, flour, candy, and household goods.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "A Little Daisy," Katahdin Iron Works, 1890

… girl assumed the house work cooked nice bread, meats, pies, cakes &co & found time to attend school, also washed & done up the family clothing.

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Lincoln, Maine - Benjamin Chesley

He used his cattle for meat and hides for clothes as well. He owned over 30 sheep and he bought a herd of cattle every summer.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Early Settlement

… and nuts for food, and animals for fur and meat. Fields allowed for hunting, raising cattle, and growing fruits and vegetables.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Beniah Harding

On the farm I we didn’t have a great variety of meats so we had lots of wheat products. Beniah Harding Interview, clip two  Transcription of Clip 2…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 2 of 4

Clams were delivered in the morning to local homes, and at the end of the day the meat would be picked up.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Lowell's General Store, Commerce, & the Railroad

… in refrigerated cars made the export of meat possible as well as improved the condition of eggs and fruit.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Lincoln Block

… could use it to keep things cold, so produce, meats, and dairy goods would stay fresh longer. Lincoln Bank Check, Bath, 1853Item Contributed…

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Blue Hill, Maine - John Edward Horton, Civil War Soldier

… and makes it clear that there was very little meat. John Edward Horton's Casuality Sheet X Letters to and from his wife and child were rare…

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Guilford, Maine - Early Manufacturing - Page 1 of 3

… tongue depressors, candy and ice cream sticks, meat skewers, wrapped ice cream spoons and many other items.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 1 of 4

Clams were shucked (meat cut from the shell), salted, and barreled in fish houses on the flats of Blue Point.

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

There was another meat market and grocery store owned by Merritt Ober. Above the store, Miss Coburn operated a beauty shop that catered to the…

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Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

… or bark and then I give the benediction upon the meats. Some nights I hardly have time to say my prayers and get rest.

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Lincoln, Maine - Gordon's Fox Farms

Foxes were fed fish and horse meat. When it was time for the foxes to be skinned, they were skinned in the late fall.