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Item 4163

Chamberlain and 20th Maine, Gettysburg reunion, 1889

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1889

Location: Gettysburg

Media: Photographic print

Item 34733

John Marshall Brown private notebook, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862 - 1863

Media: Ink on paper; leather

Item 31430

Maine Egg Producers, Scarborough, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: circa 1960

Location: Scarborough

Media: Slide; transparency

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Dress made by Martha Willey Riley, Cherryfield, 1912

Fashionable Maine: early twentieth century clothing

Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.

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Scouts and guides with the Army of the Potomac

Maine's 20th Regiment

The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.

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Main Street, Bar Harbor, ca. 1910

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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Scenic view of Patten Bay, Surry, ca. 1960

Surry by the Bay - Late Twentieth Century

Late Twentieth Century Scenic view of Patten Bay, Surry, ca. 1960Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Changes By 1950, Surry's…

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Emery O. Bonsey, Newbury Neck, ca. 1910

Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

Early Twentieth Century Daily Living During the Jazz Age of 1920s, Surry had some specialized schools, including a dancing school and a singing…

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Bar Harbor and Bar Island, ca. 1930

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Twentieth-Century Community Life

Twentieth-Century Community Life Bar Harbor and Bar Island, ca. 1930Bar Harbor, as it appeared in 1930.Item Contributed byMaine Historical…