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Item 20433

Title: Statue sketch, Thomas Park, New Sweden

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: New Sweden

Media: Lead Pencil on Paper

Item 22103

Title: Sketch of gate at Thomas Park, New Sweden, ca. 1930

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: New Sweden

Media: Lead pencil on paper

Item 12227

Title: Facsimile of sketch by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1829

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1829

Location: Goettingen

Media: Ink on paper

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Item 35768

Address: Assessor's Record, 35 Brown Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Philip H. Brown & John M. Brown Company

Style: Utilitarian

Use: Shed - Storage

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Anne Longfellow drawing, ca. 1818

Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.


Jewett corn label, Norridgewock, ca. 1920

Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.


Polly Warren sampler, Gorham, ca. 1800

Samplers: Learning to Sew

Settlers' clothing had to be durable and practical to hold up against hard work and winters. From the 1700s to the mid 1800s, the women of Maine learned to sew by making samplers.

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Hampden Highlands Post Office, circa 1908

Highlighting Historical Hampden

An introduction to Hampden history as presented by students from Reeds Brook Middle School, the Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, and Hampden Historical Society. Areas focused on include early settlement, expansion, Riverside Park, Hampden Academy, important residents, shipyards, the War of 1812, and more.


Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.


Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.