Keywords: Walking Club
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Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF
Date: circa 1923
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
Date: circa 1930
Location: Indian Island
In 1873, a group of men, mostly from Portland, formed the second known hiking club in the U.S., the White Mountain Club of Portland, to carry out their scientific interests, their love of hiking and camaraderie, and their artistic interests in painting and drawing the features of several of the White Mountains.
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.
Lewiston, Maine's second largest city, was long looked upon by many as a mill town with grimy smoke stacks, crowded tenements, low-paying jobs, sleazy clubs and little by way of refinement, except for Bates College. Yet, a noted Québec historian, Robert Rumilly, described it as "the French Athens of New England."
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Bridge Walk bridge in place for workers after old bridge removed, Strong, ca. 1922 Item 68683 infoStrong Historical Society It was necessary…
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The Sagadahoc Club was a very prestigious men's club, and was first organized on December 3rd, 1888.
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by Earlene Chadbourne
Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima
by David Chessey
MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR