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Item 7734

Hardiweave suits advertising brochure

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7743

Hickey-Freeman suits advertising card

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7879

Royal Warrant suits advertising brochure ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Media: Ink on paper

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Writing on the board, North School, Portland, ca. 1915

Back to School

Public education has been a part of Maine since Euro-American settlement began to stabilize in the early eighteenth century. But not until the end of the nineteenth century was public education really compulsory in Maine.

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Loading ice, Presque Isle Stream, 1946

Ice: A Maine Commodity

Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.

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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.

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Alec Borland's Motion, Swan's Island, ca. 1900

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Extra quarry pictures

Alec Borland (1860-1924) and Herman Staples (1895-1964) are standing by a paving stone. Herman is in the suit at right.

Site Page

Mack Ladder city service truck, Presque Isle, ca. 1931

Presque Isle Fire Department

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

Green print dress, Bangor, ca. 1949

Life on a Tidal River - Fashion of the '40s

… and people had to begin to make dresses and other suits with an adjustable waist to guarantee the items fit individuals for a longer period of time.

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Story

Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service

by Jim Barrows


A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.

Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists

by Phil Tedrick


A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII