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Item 17834

Title: William W. Thomas, New Sweden, ca. 1900

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: New Sweden

Media: Photograph

Item 17833

Title: Portrait of William W. Thomas

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: 1885

Location: Stockholm

Media: Oil on Canvas

Item 17831

Title: William Thomas appointment case, ca. 1890

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Portland; Stockholm

Media: Ivory

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Item 67824

Address: 20 Shepley Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William W. Thomas

Use: Apartments

Item 84811

Address: 231 Franklin Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William W. Thomas

Use: Stable

Item 52688

Address: 227-233 Franklin Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William W Thomas

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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John Bapst High School basketball Booster button, Bangor, ca. 1950

John Bapst High School

John Bapst High School was dedicated in September 1928 to meet the expanding needs of Roman Catholic education in the Bangor area. The co-educational school operated until 1980, when the diocese closed it due to decreasing enrollment. Since then, it has been a private school known as John Bapst Memorial High School.


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.


Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.