Submissions from 1997

"Women's Work," a photographic essay with pictures of women doing auto repair, b, Noreen E. Hogan

A photographic essay on Marlo Joan Bunker, director of Young Funeral Home in Bel, Heather Kadar

An article on Amistad, a 750-member social club in Portland for people with ment, Juniper Lesnik

In Weld, near beautiful Webb Lake, Mount Blue State Park, and Tumbledown Mountai, Merritt Pridgeon

A view of the two worlds of Great Diamond Island. Year-rounders live on the sout, Bogart Salzberg

A photographic essay on Alan Auto in Portland, where Alan Prosser practices Volv, Eric F. White

Submissions from 1995

Photo-essay profiling John Lee, a 25-year-old blind musician and Unum employee w, Marshall Clarke

Photo-essay profiling independent loggers Donna and Clyde Brown, who live in a t, Christopher Dardaris

Rollin Thurlow's Northwoods Canoe Company in Atkinson makes and restores about 3, Andrew Hartsig and Pamela Wilson

On March 2, 1994, Turner dairy farmers Steve Briggs and Jon Nutting testified be, Tim Hughes and Judith Bennett

Photo-essay on Mark and Tinker Mickalide, who bake and deliver about 250 loaves, Suzy Kist

The Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers, in Waterville, teaches 18 high s, Rebecca McDonald and Julia Beck Hoggson

Photo-essay of an Ethiopian family living in Portland's Parkside neighborhood., Stephanie Mitchell

Profile of Northwoods Balladeer, writer, and jerky maker Matthew Heintz, of Atki, Kristin Brit Peterson and Roland Laigo

The five Sisters Adorers of the Precious Blood live and work at Portland's Monas, Mary Wells Pope and Phyllis Lane

Profile of Marina and Norris Davis, who live off their land, without electricity, Charlie Reitze and Philip Grant

Profile of the lobster industry and of lobstermen Greg Griffin, Tom Skolfield,, Ella Richardson

Ed Grove, of Brownfield, is one of Maine's 14 remaining blacksmiths. There were, Desiree Rios and Kate Raley

Submissions from 1994

The sea urchin trade exported $50 million dollars worth of urchins to Japan in 1, Joan Amory, David Gavril, and Andree Kehn

Central Beauty School in Augusta offers cosmetology as a way out for Maine girls, Jennifer F. Brewer and Richard Sitler

The Hallowell Community Band has been playing summer concerts in Boothbay Harbor, Margot Downs and Erin Hooper

Profile of the Paradis/Paradise family, five generations of whom have lived in t, Kimberly Haslinger and Clint Karlsen

Description of a traditional Cambodian wedding held on Grant Street in Portland., Carole Lynne Hoffman and Frank G. Miller

Photoessay of the MacLeod family of Washington County, who tip trees to make 2,0, Erin Miller

Photos and essay about twenty-year-olds who hang out in Portland's downtown and, Lisa Phillips and Kate D. Philbrick

The Sisters of Mercy is the largest Catholic convent in Maine, with 158 members., Leith Warlick and Pamela Bonaguide

Essay about Scarborough Marsh and its residents. The marsh ecology includes a ", Emily Wilson and Angela Wooldridge

Submissions from 1993

Broccoli has become a new crop harvested in Aroostook County, as the potato mark, Kristin Atwell and Amy Toensing

Profile of Greenville, the frontier to rural Maine. Tourism and wood are the to, Dan Bigman and Kim Morton

Contradances, or "old time country dancing," were revived in the 1970s and remai, Leila Childs and Chris Dardaris

The Greater Portland YMCA, open since 1853, has 85 single occupancy rooms, a fit, Jim Chilsen and Bert Cass

Profile of rock-and-roll radio station WBLM overnight disk jockey Ron Brown and, Jacob Kowalski

Profile of retired 40-year Maine Guide Chub Foster, owner of sporting camps at G, Roger Price

Photoessay about violin maker Jonathan Cooper of Windham., Richard Sitler

Comparison of the Bates Fabric Mill and the L.L. Bean Telemarketing Center, both, Dan Stewart and R Todd Hoffman

Profile of junkyards, scavengers, and people who recycle old machines, automobil, Elka Uchman and Joshua Gallant

Submissions from 1992

Elderly residents of Castine, population 1,500, reflect on their strong sense of, Beth Greenfield and Julia Rodriguez

Profile of Norman Millette's barbershop in Portland, Bill Bedard's in South Pari, Julia Mickenberg and Zena Calhoun

The purple granite quarry on Crotch Island is the only remaining commercial quar, Maryanne Mott

Photoessay of tattooing in Portland., Robyn Redman

Profile of the Good Earth Farm in Freeport, one of the largest New England growe, Andrew Reiner and Michelle Lambert-Williamson

Letter from the rabbi of Temple Shalom in Auburn claiming that Judaism in Maine, Douglas Weber

Editorial memorializing Kathy Hegarty, one of the first female Maine guides, and, Pamela Holley Wood

Submissions from 1991

Interview with Maine photographers Tom Donaldson, Arthur Fink, Tony King, Jack M

Profile of the Etz Chaim Synagogue in Portland and the congregants who gather th, Jennifer Freed and R Todd Hoffman

The Russell family operates Potter's Brook Jersey dairy farm in Litchfield, one, Anna Hoberman and Cay Chalker

Three thousand of the four thousand varieties of minerals known worldwide can be, Jeffrey Schlegel and Jennifer Fiano

Submissions from 1990

Adverstisement. Falmouth sanitation worker Nathan Gallant explains why he never

Article and box breaking down Maine's population into ethnic groups. The larges

Discussion of the "sense of place" that defines one as a Mainer. Three related

"Guide to Maine eating." Profiles and reviews of 29 offbeat restaurants through

"Maine Journal." Comparison between the 105-mile Maine Turnpike and "poorer" ro

"Maine Journal." Emily Kinney, who was illiterate when she entered Noble High S

"Maine Journal." In Millinocket, the takeover of the Great Northern Paper Compa

Diners have returned to popularity. Profiles of Phyllis Neal's diner in Sanford, Tonee Harbert

Profile of Lewiston, focusing on its mills, its distance from the traditional to, Claire Holman and Claire Sullivan

Over the last 70 years, Tyng and Tate Streets in Portland's West End have been I, Amanda Holmes and Tonee Harbert

Extensive comparison between folk and popular art in the genres of material cult, Edward Ives, George Lewis, Ian McKay, and Harold Prins

Article on marketing Maine culture. Examples include Northeast Harbor lobsterma, Brett Jenks and Tonee Harbert

Photoessay of the St. Nicholas Russian Church in Richmond, Maine, established in, Kate Jeremiah

Life in the small-town Swedish communities of Aroostook County traces its roots, Laura Johnson and Tonee Harbert

Profile of the Michael G. Brown potato farm in Monticello, Aroostook County, whi, Christoper Knight

Artists moving to Belfast have changed the town's character, while chicken proce, Jennifer Ouellette and Tonee Harbert

Photoessay of Portland's St. Patrick's Day parade. Historical profile of Irish, Robert St John and Tonee Harbert

Submissions from 1989

"Guide to Maine eating." Profiles of offbeat restaurants throughout the state.

"Guide to Maine Eating." Profiles of offbeat restaurants throughout the state.

"Maine Journal." Bath should benefit from upcoming Bath Iron Works expansion, w

"Maine Journal." Biddeford barber Norman Houde comments on Maine's economy.

"Maine Journal." From 1980 to 1988, the number of cars registered in Maine grew

"View from Pier Road." Down East-style story about the arrival of Naval Seabees

"View from Pier Road." Salt magazine explains why it will be moving from Cape P

Peaks Island has been a carnival resort, a military base, a site for welfare pla, Harry Brown and Dave Read

Profiles of two Cambodian families, newly arrived in Portland as refugees. Detai, Marianna Ciampi and Tonee Harbert

In 1958, Connie Bronson conceived of the idea for Bangor's huge Paul Bunyon stat, Brett Jenks and Tonee Harbert

Essay about how the image of Maine is constructed by institutions like L.L. Bean, George Lewis

The sauna remains the cultural center of the Finnish community of the Paris area, Nina Mai Hien and Kate Jeremiah

Bingo attracts devoted players from throughout the state to the Penobscot Nation, Julie Maurer

Profiles of the Montsweag Flea Market in Woolwich and of its regular dealers. D, Edite Pedrosa and Jim Daniels

Every year, 450 Jamaicans come to Maine to pick apples. They are placed on Main, Lisa Rathke and Tonee Harbert

Howard Thomas of Buxton and Michael Palmer of Kennebunk are fighting their towns, Amy Rawe and Lynn Kippax Jr

Photo-essay by University of Nebraska art professor David Read of the Maine he r, Dave Read

Historical essay about Yankees, who were considered ethnic immigrants when they, Peter I. Rose

Profile of band Schooner Fare, which says its aim is show business, not pure fol, Amy Schnerr and Tonee Harbert

Danny Mardigian, a barber in Portland's Congress Square, tells of leaving Armeni, Dan Stewart and Polly Stone

Common experiences bond new immigrants to Portland. Essay, profiles of Francis, Mary Lou Wendell and Kate Jeremiah

Submissions from 1988

"Guide to Maine eating." Profiles of offbeat restaurants throughout the state.

Photo of Reid Chapman, the fifth person ever interviewed by Salt.

"View from Pier Road." Interview with author Carolyn Chute, who has personal un

"View from Pier Road." Kennebunkport becomes hyterical over resident presidenti

"View from Pier Road." Obituary of Sanford lawyer George Willard. Details.

"View from Pier Road." Reader Edwin Pink contributes a story about Bert and Mag

"View from Pier Road." Reader Raymond Sharkey writes of what it takes to be con

"View from Pier Road." Reader Tom Riley recalls being a bellhop at the Narragan

"View from Pier Road." Short essay on the use of "time outs" for misbehaving ch

Photoessay and article about a pregnant single mother and her daughter, who live, Pam Berry

Profiles of the Rancourt family farm and its hired help. The article contends t, Bonnie Bragdon and Pam Berry

Profiles of six formerly illiterate Mainers, whose illiteracy was typically a re, Melissa Buxton and Claire Sullivan

Profile of the Bubier family of Perry, Maine. Two hundred and seventy of Perry', Mark Childs and Pam Berry

Turner dairy farmers Adrian Wadsworth, Ralph Caldwell, and Gregg Varney narrate, John Dale and Jim Daniels

Part II of a story about Bert and Maggie McBurnie and their hunting lodge on Che, Stephen Donahue and Lynn Kippax Jr