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Item 16586

Title: Mary Helen Catlin with pets, Spencer Lake Camps, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Hobbstown Twp.

Media: Photograph

Item 14979

Title: Alice and George Black, Portland, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 15893

Title: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and his dog Trap, 1864-65

Contributed by: Longfellow National Historic Site

Date: circa 1864

Location: Cambridge

Media: albumen photograph, carte de visite

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Exhibit

Governor Baxter and His Dog, ca. 1921

People, Pets & Portraits

Informal family photos often include family pets -- but formal, studio portraits and paintings also often feature one person and one pet, in formal attire and pose.

Exhibit

Ladies surround child on small slide at a children's party at Biddeford Pool, 1917

May Baskets, a Dog, and a Party for Children

Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.

Exhibit

Civil Defense Week End poster, 1958

Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.