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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

Ad by Pepperell Mills to recruit women workers, Biddeford, 1943McArthur Public Library In Biddeford, like the rest of urban Maine, the relief of…

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Surry by the Bay - Resources

Resources BOOKS Bonsey, Osmond C. Surry, Maine: An informal History, Surry Historical Society, 2003. Jellison, Connee.

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Surry by the Bay - Early Settlement

Early Settlement Copy of Surry and Ellsworth map, ca. 1880Maine Historical Society Border Dispute Originally, Surry extended to the Union…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Today

Surry Today Home to about 1,300 residents, Surry today is a vibrant town boasting an active, creative, and diverse citizenry, many of whom are…

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Surry by the Bay - Weathervane Dispute

Weathervane Dispute New Surry Grammar School, 1952Surry Historical Society Text by Lynn Bonsey Images contributed by Surry Historical Society…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

Early Twentieth Century Daily Living During the Jazz Age of 1920s, Surry had some specialized schools, including a dancing school and a singing…

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Surry by the Bay - Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge

Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge Text by Bryan McLellan Images contributed by Wilbur and Marjorie Saunders through the Surry Historical Society From the…

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

Nineteenth Century 'Melissa Trask,' 1884Maine Historical Society Shipbuilding Seafaring enterprises played a major role in Surry's economy…

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Surry by the Bay - Broadway by the Bay

Broadway by the Bay Playhouse, Surry, 1946Surry Historical Society Surry Playhouse 1929-1938/1946-1953 Text by Kate Mrozicki Images…

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Surry by the Bay - Welcome

Welcome Come to SurrySurry Historical Society Welcome to the Hancock County coastal community of Surry.

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Surry by the Bay - Late Twentieth Century

Late Twentieth Century Scenic view of Patten Bay, Surry, ca. 1960Surry Historical Society Changes By 1950, Surry's population had dropped to…

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Surry by the Bay - Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property

Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property Text by Steve Collier and Sandy Collier Images contributed by Susan Paquette through the Surry Historical Society…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Village School

Surry Village School Text by Lynn Bonsey, with sections adapted from Surry, Maine: An informal History by Osmond C.

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Surry by the Bay - About The Project

About The Project Our team is comprised of Surry Elementary School, the Surry Historical Society, and several Surry residents.

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Surry by the Bay - History of Surry

History of Surry Surry Historical Society Text written by Lynn Bonsey, with sections adapted from Surry, Maine: An informal History by Osmond…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

Surry Opera Company Opera Company's Tenth Anniversary festival schedule, Surry, 1994Surry Historical Society Text by Kate Mrozicki Images…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Welcome - Valkommen

Maine officials actively recruited several hundred immigrants from Sweden who came and formed the nucleus of a vibrant Swedish community.

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Historic Hallowell - Day 3 - Page 1 of 2

CMP recruits went out to start their twenty hour day. Repairing power lines, fixing the poles, and toughing out the cold.

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Life on a Tidal River - Football in Bangor

… response to the war, the northern states began to recruit African-Americans, and some college teams had to merge in order to survive.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 14 of 17

… drafted men, substitutes, and all other recruits for the army and navy, between April 12, 1861, and December 31, 1865, was $4,584,636.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Thomas White Dry Good Emporium, Bangor, 1864

… & Metcalf used part of the building pictured to recruit volunteers. He reportedly signed up 110 men in two days for the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery…

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Maine Conservation Corps

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Historic Hallowell - Schooners, Steamers, Ships and Tankers

The Governor King was recruited during the Centennial of Statehood gathering on August 1, 1920. It was named in honor of Maine's first governor of…

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Abel J. Morneault Memorial Library

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