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Item 7495

Title: Orders for troops to northern Maine, 1839

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1839-03-05

Media: Ink on paper

Item 74862

Title: Militia trains in Baldwin, 1815

Contributed by: Baldwin Historical Society

Date: 1815

Location: Baldwin; Baldwin

Media: ink on paper

Item 51344

Title: Robert E. Lee surrender order, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1865-04-10

Media: Ink on paper

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Camp Tekakwitha brochure, Leeds, ca. 1940

From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.


Garnsey Home, Main Street, Sanford, ca 1900

A Tour of Sanford in 1900

This collection of images portrays many buildings in Sanford and Springvale. The images were taken around the turn of the twentieth century.


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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Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.


Flat Bottom Boat, St. John River, ca. 1930

Allagash Historical Society

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Burnham and Morrill Company Trademark for Scarboro Beach Clams

Maine State Archives

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