Keywords: Baby shoes
Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.
From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.
Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.
He made "big ones for ladies, and little ones for babies," and many a home in Hallowell still boasts of its "Johnny Stringer chair," which is…
… Contributed byMexico Historical Society His baby shoes, birth certificate, his mother's picture, and his high school athletic letter were found in…