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Sun Journal: Mapping the history of New England’s once-booming textile industry

Read the Lewiston Sun Journal’s article featuring the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education’s textile mill exhibition, “Industry, Wealth, and Labor: Mapping New England’s Textile Industry”.

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Dr Matthew Edney Discusses John Cullum’s 1836 Map of Portland Maine on Osher Map Library Podcast Episode 3

Why did John Cullum make this stunning map of the city of Portland, Maine, in 1836? Listen to the Osher Map Library’s latest podcast with OML Faculty Scholar, Dr. Matthew Edney and Executive Director Dr. Libby Bischof discussing John Cullum’s 1836 Map of Portland, Maine.

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OML offers bird’s eye look at post-Civil War Maine

The Osher Map Library & Smith Center for Cartographic Education project — “Maine’s Bird’s Eye Views, 1870-1905” — has gathered 80 aerial renderings of Maine communities published during the era. Each has been digitized and made available to the public online.

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