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Item 18434

Pirates of Penzance, Ricker Classical Institute, Houlton, 1926

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1926

Location: Houlton

Media: Photographic print

Item 9617

Ricker Classical Institute production, 1926

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1926

Location: Houlton

Media: Photographic print

Item 19353

Llewellyn Powers home, Houlton, 1895

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1895

Location: Houlton

Media: Photographic print

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Shepard Cary, Houlton, 1805-1866

Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

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Writing on the board, North School, Portland, ca. 1915

Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

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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.

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John Martin backbend, Bangor, 1844

John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 2 of 2

… for work: once to go to Grand Lake Stream or Houlton and work at F. Shaw Brothers Tannery. His dates of working there are unknown, but at some…