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Item 14463

Ware-Mailhotte marriage record, Bucksport, 1915

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: 1915-11-27

Location: Bucksport; Orland

Media: Paper and ink

Item 98846

Kiah Sewall letter on impending marriage, Portland, 1836

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1836-05-16

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 81169

Holman Melcher-Alice E. Hart marriage intentions, Portland, 1874

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1874-05-19

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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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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Olson-Oberg aerial wedding, Caribou, 1930

A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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George Washington at Monmouth

A Soldier's Declaration of Independence

William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.

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John and Clara Martin wedding hack, Bangor, 1850

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 278-361

… known as the Queen City of the East, and his marriage to Clara Cary. Some of the people, events, and places included are: Bangor Pest House Nath…

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Rufus Prince's factory and store, Bangor, 1864

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 362-451

… Cary, bought to set up housekeeping after their marriage in 1850. He also described the house, his gardens, the birth of their first child, Ada…

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John Martin's cart, Hampden, ca. 1833

John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 0-73

… families, his mother's life in Ellsworth, her marriage to John Martin Sr., his own childhood, including his father's death; his mother's remarriage…

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

Story

August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life

by Bob Small


How the Vietnam war affected my life