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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

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

Item 27950

Alameda Hall Interior, Bath, ca. 1889

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1889

Location: Bath

Media: Photographic print

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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.


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W. E. Chandler's Band, Kennebunkport, 1910

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 synagogue, Portland, ca. 1911

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.

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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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Thursday Club meeting menu, Biddeford, ca. 1900

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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Benefit party for the Wardwell Home, Saco, 1912

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…

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Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey