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Item 41847

Moody Family on Beach, Camp Ellis, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum

Date: circa 1906

Location: Saco

Media: print from glass plate negative

Item 79919

Pvt. 'Web' Brown to brother, Fredericksburg, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862

Location: East Baldwin

Media: Ink on paper

Item 19261

John G. Dillingham to Margaret Dillingham, December 14, 1861

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society

Date: 1861

Location: Freeport; Bath; New York; Hamburg

Media: paper

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Elise Fellows White, Skowhegan, ca. 1910

Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.


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Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.


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Hannah Pierce, Baldwin, ca. 1860

Independence and Challenges: The Life of Hannah Pierce

Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.

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Sylvia Stanislaus, Lincoln, 1936

Lincoln, Maine - The Stanislaus Family

Also, my grammy makes baskets like Sylvia Stanislaus. Another way I connect to this family is, my grandfather lives near the Penobscot River that…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Porter Family

… Contributed byMaine State Museum If one family member died of consumption, usually more family members caught it.

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Marvin Bryant, Seal Harbor, ca. 1920

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Bryants and Rockefellers: Two Seal Harbor Families

But by the 20th century, life as the early families knew it would begin to change drastically. A huge influx of new technology soon phased out the…

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My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine

by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.


August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life

by Bob Small

How the Vietnam war affected my life


What Maine Means to Me

by Nicolette B. Meister

How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.