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Item 73934

Replica Glass Wampum

Contributed by: Kenneth Hamilton through Museums of Old York

Media: white and blue glass, leather

Item 102126

Wedding Cake House, Kennebunk, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Thomas S. Bourne through Brick Store Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Kennebunk

Media: Photographic print

Item 100320

Carved eagle for Anshe Sfard synagogue Torah ark, Portland, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1917

Location: Portland

Media: Mahogany wood, paint

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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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John Bapst High School basketball Booster button, Bangor, ca. 1950

John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.

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Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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Children's Desk with secret drawer, Blue Hill, ca. 1800

Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

… child-sized desk has a concealed drawer and the ornamentation on the back folds down so larger projects could be undertaken.

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Thomaston Academy and Congregational Meeting House, Thomaston, ca. 1855

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Thomaston Academy

… by the Greek Revival, which used proportions and ornamentations of Roman design that linked our new government with the ideals of ancient Greek…

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Acadia National Park, ca. 1920

Maine Forest Service

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne


Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima