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Historical Items

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Item 102734

Annie Meehan Dailey and Michael Dailey, Portland, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Portland Media: Tintype

Item 103716

Fireman, Bangor, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Location: Bangor Media: Tintype

Item 103717

Volunteer fireman, Harpswell, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Location: Harpswell Media: Tintype

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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

Eternal Images: Photographing Childhood

From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.

Exhibit

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John and Clara Martin wedding hack, Bangor, 1850

… the glass lamps on the side of the drivers seat were cut the windows were one pane of clear thick German glass and also the window to the door the…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Millerite camp meeting, Orrington, 1844

… slope of a hill and that there was space to seat "ten thousand" people. He later said there were "ten hundred" people singing hymns.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Education

… Reports) X Nora Rackliff Graduation portrait, Farmington, 1922Item Contributed byFarmington Historical Society Nora Rackliff Typing…