From ships and potatoes to L.L. Bean’s famed boots and the foghorn whistles manufactured by the Portland Company, Maine has a rich history of manufacturing and of businesses whose products extend to the far corners of the earth. There are also beloved Mom & Pop stores scattered across the state that fill crucial roles in their communities. To help you research historical businesses and industries in Maine, we have compiled this list, which is by no means comprehensive, but will hopefully provide a useful starting point.
11 items
Annual Report of the Bureau of Industrial and Labor Statistics for the State of Maine
by Maine
Book - 1888-1910
In-library use only in some locations
Biennial Report of the Department of Labor and Industry of the State of Maine
by Maine
Book - 1913-
In-library use only in some locations
The Maine Register and State Reference Book
Book -
In-library use only in some locations
Made in Maine
From Home and Workshop, to Mill and Factory
Book - 2007
Board of Trade Journal
Book -
In-library use only in some locations
The Successful Business Houses of Portland
Book - 1875
In-library use only in some locations
A Vignetted History of Portland Business, 1632-1982
Book - 1982
Ballads of Portland
Book - 1874
In-library use only in some locations
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