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Item 30998

Title: Canadian National Club, Biddeford, ca. 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1910

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photograph on board

Item 23405

Title: National Youth Administration, Quoddy Village Pageant, 1937

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston

Date: 1937-07-05

Location: Eastport

Media: Photograph

Item 75563

Title: Annah Butler Richardson, Albert, and friends, Norway, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Prince Memorial Library

Date: circa 1917

Media: Black and White Photograph

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Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.


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.