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Item 17825

Title: Violin, Double Sided

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: New Sweden

Media: wood

Item 34080

Title: Adelaide Pearson with violin, 1894

Contributed by: Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.

Date: 1894

Location: Blue Hill; Brookline

Media: photograph

Item 53019

Title: Violin pupils, Fairfield, 1918

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: 1918

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

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Exhibit

Elise Fellows White, Skowhegan, ca. 1910

Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.

Exhibit

Mellie Dunham's dance band, Norway, ca. 1925

Remembering Mellie Dunham: Snowshoe Maker and Fiddler

Alanson Mellen "Mellie" Dunham and his wife Emma "Gram" Dunham were well-known musicians throughout Maine and the nation in the early decades of the 20th century. Mellie Dunham also received fame as a snowshoe maker.

Exhibit

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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Site

Cruising off Squirrel Island, Boothbay Harbor, 1912

Stanley Museum

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

Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.

Site

Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History

The history of a town bordered by the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers as depicted by students from Skowhegan Area Middle School working in close proximity with members of the Skowhegan Historical Society. Exhibits include the Skowhegan Island, farming, log drives, Benedict Arnold’s March, early settlement, Bloomfield Academy, Lakewood Theater, and the Abenakis.