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.
This image appears in the July 1, 1920 edition of the Portland Evening Express.
- Title: Sarah Mitchell and Mary Newell, Portland, 1920
- Creation Date: 1920
- Subject Date: 1920
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Dimensions (cm): 12.7 x 17.8
- Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.2949
- Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Indians of North America--Maine--Passamaquoddy Indians--Women--Children
Maine Centennial (June 26-July 5, 1920)
Passamaquoddy Indians--Clothing and dress
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