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Theresa Latham peace quilt section, Portland, 1985

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Theresa Latham peace quilt section, Portland, 1985

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Theresa Latham of Peaks Island in Portland created one of hundred of squares for a peace rally in 1985 that sought to raise awareness about nuclear weapons.

Latham's square features an image of Peaks Island and Casco Bay surrounding it. Buildings on the island are labeled "Hope," "love," "faith" and "peace." A lifesaving ring in the water is labeled "Save life." The quilt section is entitled "No man is an island."

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  • Title: Theresa Latham peace quilt section, Portland, 1985
  • Creator: Latham, Theresa
  • Creation Date: 1985
  • Subject Date: 1985
  • Local Name: Peaks Island
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Cotton
  • Local Code: 1990.261.145
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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