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Item 69119

Outing Club, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: circa 1923

Location: Industry

Media: Photographic print

Item 23481

Penobscot rootclub, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine

Date: circa 1930

Location: Indian Island

Media: Wood

Item 33303

Arthur Lizotte Biddeford, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1927-03-05

Location: Biddeford; Lewiston

Media: Glass Negative

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Mt. Carrigain expedition remembrance, 1873

Hiking, Art and Science: Portland's White Mountain Club

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.

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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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Jean-Baptiste Couture, Lewiston, 1926

Le Théâtre

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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Walk bridge in place for workers after old bridge removed, Strong, ca. 1922

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

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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Walk bridge in place for workers after old bridge removed, Strong, ca. 1922

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Walk bridge in place for workers after old bridge removed, Strong, ca. 1922 Item 68683 infoStrong Historical Society It was…

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Universalist Church construction contract, Bath, 1839

Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

The Sagadahoc Club was a very prestigious men's club, and was first organized on December 3rd, 1888.

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne


Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR