Keywords: Family life
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Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum
Date: circa 1906
Media: print from glass plate negative
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Location: East Baldwin
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society
Location: Freeport; Bath; New York; Hamburg
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.
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.
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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Also, my grammy makes baskets like Sylvia Stanislaus. Another way I connect to this family is, my grandfather lives near the Penobscot River that…
… Contributed byMaine State Museum If one family member died of consumption, usually more family members caught it.
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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by Donald C. Cunningham
A story about my father and our family.
by Bob Small
How the Vietnam war affected my life
by Nicolette B. Meister
How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.