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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Slate tablet of Ida Allen, Strong, 1892 Item 66983 infoStrong Historical Society The slate tablet was used with chalk to do…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1895 Village School

1895 Village School Slate tablet of Ida Allen, Strong, 1892 Item 66983 infoStrong Historical Society The slate tablet was used with chalk…

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Historic Hallowell - Industry at the Mouth of the Vaughan Stream

The slate was made of clay or volcanic ash. Slate, a rock formed from shale and mined by quarrying, had low heat and not very much pressure put on it.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 3 of 4

This is how graduations have changed. Slates and Slate Pencils Laura, grade 7 Photo of slate boards taken by students X Over the years, the…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 4 of 17

Biddeford’s granite and slate cutting was a crucial part of their economy and even helped support the build of the Western Railroad in 1872.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 2 of 17

… and processed fish; mined and cut granite and slate; cut and shipped ice, as well as farmed the state's rocky soils.

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Monson Historical Society

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Historic Hallowell - Industry on the Bombahook Citations

"Revision History of Slate." Wikipedia. Ed. Mike Norton. 11 Apr. 2011. Rivard, Paul E. Maine Sawmills: a History.

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Maine State Archives

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North Yarmouth Historical Society

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 4 of 5

Slate was used a lot because of the slate quarry in Monson. In the early 1900s indoor plumbing and electricity where used in new construction.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1940-1950 - Page 1 of 3

… Mabel Graney's minimalist, possibly remodeled slate blue six button wedding skirt suit, with a front pleat short skirt suggests a wartime…