Explore the most extensive digital collection of Maine stories available through the Salt Story Archive.

Photos of a wild blueberry harvest.

A radio piece about “the boogie man of Ocean Point.”

A written account of the closing of Dexter Shoe factory.

Access thousands of nonfiction, local stories thoughtfully documented over the years through the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA&D and shared in collaboration with Portland-based technology company HistoryIT. The digital Salt Story Archive is your gateway to exploring and experiencing life in New England yesterday and today.

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If you’re interested in using materials from the Salt Story Archive, please complete the following form. We will review your request and contact you within two weeks.

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