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Sarah Mitchell and Mary Newell, Portland, 1920

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Sarah Mitchell and Mary Newell, Portland, 1920

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This photograph from the Maine Centennial, June 26-July 5, 1920 shows Passamaquoddy Indian Sarah Mitchell , the wife of the last surviving veteran (tribal) from the American Civil War, Peter Mitchell. She is with her granddaughter, Mary Newell.

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  • Title: Sarah Mitchell and Mary Newell, Portland, 1920
  • Creation Date: 1920
  • Subject Date: 1920
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Black and white photograph, glass negative
  • Dimensions (cm): 13 x 18
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, PP 2005.061.2949
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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