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Historical Items

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Item 21818

Massachusetts Hall, Bowdoin College, Brunswick

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Brunswick Media: Stereopticon slide

Item 16068

Old Homestead Maine potatoes bag; Somerville, Massachusetts, c. 1980

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum Date: circa 1980 Location: Somerville Media: paper

Item 101444

Eastern lands broadside, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1820 Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 62377

18 Massachusetts Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: George Ervin Densmore Use: Barn

Item 62394

144 Massachusetts Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Beecher T. Lane Use: Bungalow

Item 62368

6 Massachusetts Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Michael J. Green Use: Dwelling - Three Family

Exhibits

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The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.

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Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

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Fashionable Maine: early twentieth century clothing

Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.

Site Pages

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National Archives at Boston

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Boston Public Library

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Longfellow National Historic Site

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My Maine Stories

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It was like a family in the mill
by Arnold R. Couture

I saw a lot of changes at the International Paper Otis Mill during my 26 years as an electrician

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Scientist Turned Artist Making Art Out of Trash
by Ian Trask

Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork