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Sarah Mitchell and Mary Newell at the Maine Centennial, Portland, 1920

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Sarah Mitchell and Mary Newell at the Maine Centennial, Portland, 1920

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Passamaquoddy tribal member Sarah Mitchell, the wife of the last surviving veteran (tribal) from the American Civil War, Peter Mitchell posed with her granddaughter, Mary Newell at the Maine Centennial.

This photograph was on page nine of the Thursday, July 1, 1920 issue of the Portland Evening Express.

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  • Title: Sarah Mitchell and Mary Newell at the Maine Centennial, Portland, 1920
  • Creation Date: 1920
  • Subject Date: 1920
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.2949
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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