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Item 11105

Title: Armistice Day parade, Houlton, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1935

Location: Houlton

Media: Monochrome photograph

Item 35269

Title: Floats for tercentenary celebration parade, Biddeford, 1916

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1916-09-16

Location: Biddeford

Media: photograph

Item 94892

Title: GAR Procession, Memorial Day, 1900

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: 1900

Location: Presque Isle

Media: photograph

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Olson-Oberg aerial wedding, Caribou, 1930

A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.


St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.


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.

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John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer

John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor began in 1864 looking back at his life, family, business and recreational experiences and recording those events and thoughts -- with narrative and illustrations -- for his children. Martin called himself an "expert accountant," but he was interested in architecture, dance, fashion, gardening, politics, business, religion, and the world around him.


Winter logging, ca. 1930s

Northeast Historic Film

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Powder horn

Cumberland Historical Society

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