The Maine Department of Labor Mural Panels 1-3
All images and content copyright 1998-2010: Judy Taylor Fine Art, Mount Desert Island, Maine
" The Apprentice"
" Lost Childhood "
" The Textile Workers"
The Apprentice : Here, a Cobbler trains his young Apprentice. In the background, are scenes from that era.
Lost Childhood : Child labor was common in Maine. They frequently performed dangerous tasks for long hours.
The Textile Workers : Young women were often sent to the mills by their families, who could not, or would not