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Old Berwick Historical Society

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

Layoffs were common for mill workers, many of which were forced to rely on the city's Poor Farm for Assistance program.

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

… by the Stockholm Lumber Company around 1900 where mill workers lived. Also by the railroad there were six more homes.

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Historic Hallowell - History of The Cotton Mill

Row House, Hallowell, ca. 1935 Hallowell mill workers lived in The Row House on Second Street. Hubbard Free Library The Cotton Mill's main textile…

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

… During the war years layoffs were common for mill workers, many of which were forced to rely on the city's Poor Farm for assistance.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Hugh J. Chisholm, Sr. - Page 2 of 2

Individual donations to the Library; to mill workers at Christmas, and park maintenance were also attributed to him.

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Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

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