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Item 10156

Outdoor crafts lesson at Camp Runoia, 1951

Contributed by: Camp Runoia

Date: 1951

Location: Belgrade Lakes

Media: Photographic print

Item 5771

Moses Crafts & Co. shoe factory, Auburn

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Auburn

Media: Stereograph

Item 10154

Camp Runoia craft shop, Belgrade Lake, 1951

Contributed by: Camp Runoia

Date: 1951

Location: Belgrade Lakes

Media: Photographic print

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Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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William Neptune, Portland, 1920

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

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J. J. Newberry Co., Lincoln, ca. 1945

Lincoln, Maine - Solomon's Store

The comparison is very strong between Solomon Store and House of Crafts and Flowers as discussed above.

Site Page

Collar box and collars, Passamaquoddy, ca. 1880

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

With the growing market for Native crafts exemplified by the Bar Harbor encampments, Wabanaki birch bark artisans developed new forms and decorative…

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Granite Loading Wharf, Hallowell, ca. 1890

Historic Hallowell - Transportation Challenge

The site is now used for launching pleasure craft and recreation. The Hallowell Granite works had two large schooners named the Jeremiah T.

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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

Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine

by Doug Rawlings


Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement