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Item 23662

Title: Costume party, Portland School of Art, 1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1928

Location: Portland

Media: Glass negative

Item 69121

Title: George Washington costume party, Farmington State Normal School, 1916

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: 1916-02-21

Location: Farmington

Media: black and white photo

Item 23663

Title: Portland School of Art, Portland, 1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1928

Location: Portland

Media: Glass negative

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Exhibit

Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

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.