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Historical Items

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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

Exhibits

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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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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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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.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Solomon's Store

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

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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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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.

My Maine Stories

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My artwork help process memories of Vietnam
by Brian Barry

My Eagle drawing won first place in the Togus Arts and Crafts show, third in the Nationals.

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Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave
by Hector Jaeger

Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving

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21st and 19th century technology and freelance photography
by Brendan Bullock

My work is a mash-up of cutting edge technology and 19th century chemistry techniques.