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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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Site

John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer

John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor began in 1864 looking back at his life, family, business and recreational experiences and recording those events and thoughts -- with narrative and illustrations -- for his children. Martin called himself an "expert accountant," but he was interested in architecture, dance, fashion, gardening, politics, business, religion, and the world around him.

Site

Toy Band, Lubec, ca. 1900

Lubec Historical Society

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Site

Obed Francis Millett, ca. 1860

Palmyra Historical Society

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My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

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