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Historical Items

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Item 76584

Lisbon Engine Co. #1 fire muster dance ticket, 1874

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: 1874-11-18 Location: Lisbon Media: ink on paper

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Item 76583

Ticket to fire muster ball at Lemont Hall, Brunswick, 1914

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: 1914-03-27 Location: Brunswick Media: ink on paper

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Item 27950

Alameda Hall Interior, Bath, ca. 1889

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: circa 1889 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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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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Shaarey Tphiloh, Portland's Orthodox Synagogue

Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.

Site Pages

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Timeline of Events

X Jessica Kelly incorporates the use of the social networking site "Ning" to encourage student dialogue and exploration using "mystery" artifacts…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Thursday Club

This is evidenced by the Club's standing committees: Art; Music; Science; Current Events; Civics and Economies; and Hospitality.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Pierre Painchaud

… has always been an important reflection of Franco social life in Biddeford. Painchaud’s Band would frequently play such tunes as “O Canada” and…

My Maine Stories

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I was a regional volunteer coordinator for the Women’s March
by Erica McNally

Erica McNally's experiences in Washington at the Women's March, 2017

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Participating in the 2017 Women’s March on Washington
by Sarah Gaba

Participating in the Women's March in Washington, D.C., 2017

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR