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John Martin: Expert Observer - Slave whip, 1864

… & Sketch Book" drew an illustration of two slave whips and a slave being whipped. Martin, a Bangor accountant and shopkeeper, wrote that he read…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 3, pages 38-56

… was like, and especially, what it was like to be whipped.   Part 3, pages 38-56 Topics and personalities include: 1848 Bangor Mechanics…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Depression, War, and Fire

… the fire was slow moving at first, the winds whipped up and it exploded out of control. A cold front brought a wind shift, and gales drove the fire…

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Lincoln, Maine - MacGregor's Spool Mill

… of his life was mainly school and working in the “whip sawing” business. After he moved to America, he worked at the Clark Thread Company in…

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Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

… the Lubec Narrows was ripping and the wind whipped the water into furious state, dark with frothy white caps,” said Jim Chandler, engineer and…