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Item 76140

Ski racing legend, Sugarloaf world Cup, 1971

Contributed by: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine Date: 1974 Location: Sugarloaf Township Media: Photographic print

Item 35415

John Bapst High School Christian Doctrine Medal, Bangor, 1929

Contributed by: John Bapst Memorial High School Date: 1929 Location: Bangor Media: Gold

Item 13205

Colonel Henry Clay Merriam, Washington, ca. 1885

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Location: Houlton; Walla Walla Media: Photographic print


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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.


Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.


Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine’s iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine’s identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine’s culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.