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Historical Items

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Item 6177

Sarah Farmer with 'Abdu'l-Baha, 1912

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives Date: 1912 Location: Eliot; Haifa; Haifa Media: Photographic print

Item 7281

George Washington, 1732-1799

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1796 Location: Portland Media: engraving, lithograph

Item 6625

Sisters Ada S. Cummings and Lizzie Bailey, Sabbathday Lake, ca. 1915

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers Date: circa 1915 Location: New Gloucester Media: Black and white print; glass plate negative


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Remembering Mellie Dunham: Snowshoe Maker and Fiddler

Alanson Mellen "Mellie" Dunham and his wife Emma "Gram" Dunham were well-known musicians throughout Maine and the nation in the early decades of the 20th century. Mellie Dunham also received fame as a snowshoe maker.


In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.


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.

My Maine Stories

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The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds