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Item 79936

Title: Mellie Dunham playing his fiddle, Norway, ca. 1927

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society

Date: circa 1927

Location: Norway

Media: photograph

Item 79965

Title: Mellie Dunham and Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan, 1925

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society

Date: 1925-12-11

Location: Dearborn

Media: Photograph and text

Item 11078

Title: Fiddle Festival, Benton, 1981

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1981-07-26

Location: Benton; Benton

Media: Photographic print

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Mellie Dunham's dance band, Norway, ca. 1925

Remembering Mellie Dunham: Snowshoe Maker and Fiddler

Alanson Mellen "Mellie" Dunham and his wife Emma "Gram" Dunham were well-known musicians throughout Maine and the nation in the early decades of the 20th century. Mellie Dunham also received fame as a snowshoe maker.

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Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.