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Contributed by: Kenneth Hamilton through Museums of Old York
Media: white and blue glass, leather
Contributed by: Thomas S. Bourne through Brick Store Museum
Date: circa 1900
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1917
Media: Mahogany wood, paint
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.
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.
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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… child-sized desk has a concealed drawer and the ornamentation on the back folds down so larger projects could be undertaken.
… 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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by Earlene Chadbourne
Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima