Resources

Hanna, David, A History of Brewer, Maine (Brewer Historical Society, 2019): Brewerhistory Book REVISED PDF

Primary Sources

Alien Registrations Collection (1940): https://digitalmaine.com/do/search/?q=brewer&start=0&context=9052792&facet=
Brewer Register (1986): https://digitalmaine.com/brewer_register/
Digital Maine Repository: https://digitalmaine.com/do/search/?q=brewer&start=0&context=6692710&facet=
Eighteenth Annual Meeting and the Fortieth State Meeting of Maine Teachers Held at Bangor, Maine on October Twenty-Eighth and Twenty-Ninth, Nineteen Hundred and Twenty: https://www.heirloomsreunited.com/2016/11/1920-program-booklet-for-18th-annual.html
Joshua L. Chamberlain Correspondence: https://digitalmaine.com/chamberlain_corr/
The Journal of Margaret Oakes: https://www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org/pbho-1/journal-of-margaret-oakes/journal-margaret-oakes-introduction?fbclid=IwAR2Wp_EC9_cLdZvu0vSBuzjSXB7EZntaWcxwKLBY4k2os8_x38POp_hGyO8

Histories

Hatch, Louis Clinton, Maine: A History, Volume 4 (American Historical Society: 1919): https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=rH95AAAAMAAJ&rdid=book-rH95AAAAMAAJ&rdot=1
Porter, Joseph W., The Maine Historical Magazine: Volume 1 (Bangor, Maine: Benjamin A. Burr Company & Printers, 1885): https://hdl.handle.net/2027/njp.32101013778970
Porter, Joseph W., The Maine Historical Magazine: Volume 2 (Bangor, Maine: Benjamin A. Burr Company & Printers, 1886): https://hdl.handle.net/2027/njp.32101072332214
Porter, Joseph W., The Maine Historical Magazine: Volume 3 (Bangor, Maine: Benjamin A. Burr Company & Printers, 1887): https://hdl.handle.net/2027/uc1.b3499051
Porter, Joseph W., The Maine Historical Magazine: Volume 6 (Bangor, Maine: Benjamin A. Burr Company & Printers, 1891): https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=Ifc7AAAAIAAJ&rdid=book-Ifc7AAAAIAAJ&rdot=1
Robinson, Harriet Augusta, Brewer Genealogy (1903): https://hdl.handle.net/2027/loc.ark:/13960/t4jm29q1f
Thayer, Mildred N. and Mrs. Edward W. Ames, Brewer, Orrington, Holden, Eddington: History and Families: https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89064043417;view=1up;seq=8
Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens of the State of Maine (New England Historical Society Publishing Company: 1903): https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=XDQhAQAAMAAJ&rdid=book-XDQhAQAAMAAJ&rdot=1
History of Penobscot County Maine with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches (Cleveland, Ohio: William, Chase, & Co., 1882): https://hdl.handle.net/2027/coo1.ark:/13960/t6m04pn1t

Military

Record of Deaths in WWI: https://digitalmaine.com/wwI_personnel/1/
United States Department of State, A Register of Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval in the Service of the United States, on the Thirtieth Day of September, 1816; Together with the Names, Force, and Condition of All the Ships and Vessels Belonging to the United States and When and Where Built (Washington D.C.: Jonathan Elliot, 1816): https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=1A9AAAAAYAAJ&rdid=book-1A9AAAAAYAAJ&rdot=1

Legal, Businesses, and Transportation

American Investments Classified (New York City, New York: Curtis G. Harraman, 1900): https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=AvIzAQAAMAAJ&rdid=book-AvIzAQAAMAAJ&rdot=1
Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens of the State of Maine (Boston, Massachusetts, New England Historical Publishing Company, 1903): https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=XDQhAQAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&pg=GBS.PA1.w.1.0.0.1
Cannon & Co, 1909 Directory of Bangor and Brewer (Bangor, Maine: Cannon & Co., 1909): https://hdl.handle.net/2027/hvd.hn4hki
Cannon & Co, 1919 Directory of Bangor and Brewer (Bangor, Maine: Cannon & Co., 1919): https://archive.org/details/bangormainecityd00cann/page/31
Marquis, A.N., Who’s Who in New England, Volume 1 (Chicago, Illinois: A.N. Marquis, 1909): https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=8dDUv19AKv4C&rdid=book-8dDUv19AKv4C&rdot=1
Poor’s Manual of Railroads (1884): https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=Ncvsg65KThAC&rdid=book-Ncvsg65KThAC&rdot=1
Shepley, John, Maine Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine, Volume 24 (Hallowell, Maine: Glaziers, Masters, & Smith, 1846): https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=ODAtAQAAMAAJ&rdid=book-ODAtAQAAMAAJ&rdot=1
Supreme Judicial Court of Maine, “Brewer Brick Co. v. Inhabitants of Brewer” in the American Law Register, Volume 22 (1851-1891)https://archive.org/details/jstor-3303848
US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Flood Insurance Study: Brewer, Maine (US Department of Housing and Urban Development,1977): https://hdl.handle.net/2027/txa.ark:/81423/m3f03w
US Department of Transportation, I-395 Extension, Bangor to Brewer: Environmental Impact Statement (US Department of Transportation, 1981): https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=EJ81AQAAMAAJ&rdid=book-EJ81AQAAMAAJ&rdot=1

Brewer Authors

Digital Maine Repository: https://digitalmaine.com/brewer_books/
Hardy Eckstorm, Fannie, The Penobscot Man (New York: Houghton MIfflin, 1904): https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=lK5EAAAAYAAJ&rdid=book-lK5EAAAAYAAJ&rdot=1
Hardy Eckstorm, Fannie, The Woodpeckers  (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1901): https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=AmcaAAAAYAAJ&rdid=book-AmcaAAAAYAAJ&rdot=1

Maps

Oak Hill Cemetery Map A (1941): https://archive.org/details/statedocs_maine_arc_wpa-cemetery-305
Oak Hill Cemetery Map B (1941): https://archive.org/details/statedocs_maine_arc_wpa-cemetery-304
Oak Hill Cemetery Map C (1941): https://archive.org/details/statedocs_maine_arc_wpa-cemetery-303

Photographs

Digital Maine Repository: https://digitalmaine.com/brewer_images/
Maine Memory Network: https://www.mainememory.net/search?keywords=brewer
Penobscot Marine Museum: http://www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org/pbho-1/collection/brewer-waterfront

Brewer Resources

Brewer Public Library: http://brewermaine.gov/library/
Brewer Cemeteries: http://brewermaine.gov/parks-recreation/cemeteries/

Archives

Bates College Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
Bowdoin College Library Special Collections and Archive
Colby College Special Collections
College of the Atlantic Archives and Special Collections
Maine State Archives
St. Joseph’s College of Maine Library and Archive
University of Maine Fogler Library Special Collections
University of Southern Maine Special Collections

Historical Societies

Maine Historical Society
Bangor Historical Society
Eddington Historical Society
Holden Historical Society
Orrington Historical Society

Museums

Brewer Public Safety Museum: http://brewermaine.gov/public-safety-museum/
Cole Land and Transportation Museum: https://www.colemuseum.org/
Curran Homestead Village: https://curranhomestead.org/