Category Archives: Ephemera – Maine

“Certificate of Promotion to the High School” – Lawrence Worden, 1929

  We found this “Promotion to the High School” – I love that wording! – certificate for Lawrence Worden in a clean out last year, and had hoped to find a relative or descendant of young master Worden or either … Continue reading

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Auburn ME Centennial Souvenir Brochure, 1869-1969

  We love-love-love this souvenir brochure from Auburn’s Centennial (1869-1969), which is now almost 50 years old!  The pictures of the swollen Androscoggin, and workers trying to remove ice and flooding from Auburn’s downtown are startling; the photos of the … Continue reading

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Annual Reports, Town of Pownal ME

New or established residents of Pownal will surely find these town reports scintillating reading!  (Seriously…. we love this kind of stuff!) Years include:  1983, 1984 (2 copies), 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990 (2), 1991, 1992 (2), 1993, 1994 (2), 1995 (3), … Continue reading

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Annual Report, Town of Windham ME – 1967

Whoa….  Someone on Amazon is selling the 1998 Annual Report of the Town of Windham Maine for $12.00 plus $3.99 shipping!  Our copy is much more interesting since it’s more than 30 years older… and it’s only $8.00! Condition:  Very … Continue reading

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Soil Survey – Aroostook County, Maine – Northeastern Part, Issued 1964

This large manual also gives the following information on the cover: Series 1958, No. 27.   United States Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service.  In cooperation with the University of Maine Agricultural Experiment Station. Condition:  Very good. # Pages / Maps: 80 … Continue reading

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Soil Survey – Penobscot County Maine, Issued 1963 – With Loads of Maps!

This large manual also gives the following information on the cover: Series 1959, No. 28.   United States Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service.  In cooperation with the University of Maine Agricultural Experiment Station. I considered taking the book apart … Continue reading

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SOLD! A Big Chunk of the History of Westbrook, Maine – S D Warren Paper Mill’s Centennial

Westbrook area citizens know how important the S D Warren paper mill (now owned by SAPPI) has been to the community…. at one time the mill employed over 3,000 workers. The May 19, 1954 issue of the Westbrook American devoted … Continue reading

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