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Item 20308

Title: Maine Historical Society anniversary dinner, Portland, 1892

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1892-04-11

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 84633

Title: MOLLUS annual dinner program, Portland, 1897

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1897

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper, ribbon

Item 29400

Title: Wayland House, Scarborough, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: circa 1912

Location: Scarborough

Media: Photograph

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Home for Thanksgiving, 1898

Giving Thanks

Cultures from the ancient Greeks and Chinese to contemporary societies have set aside time to give thanks, especially for the harvest. In 1941, the United States set a permanent date for the observance.

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Dress made by Martha Willey Riley, Cherryfield, 1912

Fashionable Maine: early twentieth century clothing

Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.

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Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

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Abbot Agricultural Fair

Abbot Historical Society

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Aroostook potato field, 1916

Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

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Skolfield Women, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Pejepscot Historical Society

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