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Item 77736

Title: Ether Shepley to son G. F. Shepley, St. Louis, 1869

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1869

Location: Portland; St. Louis

Media: Ink on paper

Item 6914

Title: Elder William Dumont with Jennie and colt, Sabbathday Lake, ca. 1910

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers

Date: circa 1910

Location: New Gloucester

Media: Slide from a glass-plate negative

Item 6911

Title: Cutting Silage, New Gloucester, ca. 1904

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers

Date: circa 1904

Location: New Gloucester

Media: Slide from a glass-plate negative

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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

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.


Civil War soldier's monument, Rumford Center, 1921

Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

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.


Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

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.

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Bridge Under Construction at East New Portland November 29th, 1923

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

A multi-village history of this western Maine town as created by students and teachers from MSAD #74, the New Portland Community Library, and the New Portland Historical Society. Exhibits are divided into sections examining North New Portland Village, East New Portland Village, and West New Portland Village.


Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.


John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer

John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor began in 1864 looking back at his life, family, business and recreational experiences and recording those events and thoughts -- with narrative and illustrations -- for his children. Martin called himself an "expert accountant," but he was interested in architecture, dance, fashion, gardening, politics, business, religion, and the world around him.