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Historical Items (346)  |  Tax Records (0)  |  Exhibits (39)  |  Sites (25)  | 

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Item 13492

Title: Performance poster, Fryeburg, 1940

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society

Date: 1940

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Ink on paper

Item 20126

Title: Physical culture performance flyer, Portland, ca. 1877

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1877

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 12929

Title: Theatrical performance in Clark Hall, Caribou

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Caribou

Media: Monochrome photograph

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Exhibit

Jean-Baptiste Couture, Lewiston, 1926

Le Théâtre

Lewiston, Maine's second largest city, was long looked upon by many as a mill town with grimy smoke stacks, crowded tenements, low-paying jobs, sleazy clubs and little by way of refinement, except for Bates College. Yet, a noted Québec historian, Robert Rumilly, described it as "the French Athens of New England."

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

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Site

Float in Parade for St. John de Baptist, Lewiston

Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary's

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Site

Wood Island Lighthouse  circa 1929

Friends of Wood Island Light

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Site

Portland Municipal Orchestra, season 1927-28

Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ

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