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Item 20308

Maine Historical Society anniversary dinner, Portland, 1892

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1892-04-11

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 84633

MOLLUS annual dinner program, Portland, 1897

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1897

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper, ribbon

Item 29400

Wayland House, Scarborough, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: circa 1912

Location: Scarborough

Media: Photographic print

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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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SEE NOTES Ladies Third Annual Banquet. Farmington, Maine. 1893. Menu.

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - SEE NOTES Ladies Third Annual Banquet. Farmington, Maine. 1893. Menu.

… members and the menu served at the five course dinner. Formal dress was suggested, and there were beverages.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items A "Take-Out Dinner" fresh from the brook, Strong, ca. 1895 Item 57062 infoStrong Historical Society Harry Bell (1875-1944) and…

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Mayor Louis B. Lausier at a union dinner, Biddeford, 1950

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962)

Lausier at a union dinner, Biddeford, 1950 Item 33973 infoMcArthur Public Library Much of the notoriety surrounding his administration was due to…

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII