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LEWISTON - There are just a few more days to see Museum L-A’s current installation of Portraits & Voices: Shoemaking Skills of Generations as the exhibit’s run is coming to a close on June 30. The exhibit features oral histories and portraits that richly explore the stories of the people who helped put Auburn “on the map” as one of the largest producers of shoes in the nation at one time. These people built an industry that continues to produce world-famous shoes today. Through photos and text learn the steps of making a shoe, welt-boot making, and about the “cottage industry” of shoemaking at home. Videos show the shoemaking process and techniques of handsewing a shoe. A special display features L.L.Bean’s connections to the community – past and present. Oral history transcripts, audio recordings and images from the “Shoemakers” exhibit will continue to be available on the Museum’s website. Selections from this exhibit will be incorporated into the Museum’s second floor gallery, which continues to be open while the first-floor galleries are being prepared for July 27th’s launch of the “Power of Music” exhibit series.