Keywords: Man smoking
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
Date: circa 1924
Media: Glass Negative
Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society
Media: Color transparency
According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.
Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.
Images taken by itinerant photographers for Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company, a real photo postcard company, provide a unique look at industry, commerce, recreation, tourism, and the communities of Washington County in the early decades of the twentieth century.
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… brown most generally cut frock coat and as a rule smokes a cigar while in the streets." He also wrote, "Mr Boynton is a man of his word about his…
… him lenghways and shave the bristles off and smoke him and it comes here called Bacon. Our Brigadier General has got A cow and out of 17 men about…
… The pencil says, “You will make no mistake if you smoke The John R Braden Cigar. ‘It Can’t Be Beat’.