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Item 98765

Title: Bert Dutil, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1950

Location: Columbia; Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 18211

Title: Dow Field band members, Bangor, 1944

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1944

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

Item 17874

Title: Fifth Infantry Band, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1923

Location: Cape Elizabeth

Media: Photographs

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Exhibit

W. E. Chandler's Band, Kennebunkport, 1910

Strike Up the Band

Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.

Exhibit

Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Exhibit

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.