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Historical Items

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Item 12245

U.S. Bicentennial Celebration, Brunswick, 1976

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: 1976-07-04 Location: Brunswick Media: Photograph, print

Item 6002

Gardiner coliseum, 1899

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1899 Location: Gardiner Media: Photographic print

Item 15842

Centennial Celebration, Eliot, 1910

Contributed by: William Fogg Library Date: 1910 Location: Eliot Media: Postcard

Exhibits

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A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

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La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

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The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - History Celebrated, Threatened and Preserved

History Celebrated, Threatened and Preserved West Side, Water Street, Hallowell, ca. 1900Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library Historic…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 1 of 2

Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration by Ronald Pesha, Lubec Historical Society Lubec staged a grand celebration in 1911 observing the Town’s…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 2 of 2

Lubec Post Office, Centennial celebration, 1911Item Contributed byLubec Memorial Library Stars and Stripes Throughout Lubec The recently constructed…

My Maine Stories

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My Africa Book and living in Portland
by Titi de Baccarat

My art is about being an immigrant in the US, my pain, fear, uncertainty, and hope for my future

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Decontie and Brown's venture in high fashion design
by Decontie and Brown

Penobscot haute couture designs from Bangor

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima