Keywords: Elder care
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Location: Portland; St. Louis
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: United Society of Shakers
Date: circa 1910
Location: New Gloucester
Media: Slide from a glass-plate negative
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.
A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.
"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.
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… manage family business, care for the sick and elderly, raise children, and bear the awful news that too often came in the form of long casualty…
… child rearing, cooking, and caring for the sick, elderly, and dead. She took on these roles in an era where there were no modern services as we…
I have a number of elderly neighbors and so we would make coffee in the morning, we had a lot of those mugs with the covers on them.
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by Randy Randall
Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.