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Historical Items

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Item 103632

Food baskets, Portland, ca. 1934

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1934 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 103633

Women with food baskets, Portland, ca. 1934

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1934 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 14422

Trophy Cup Fancy Basket, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Abbe Museum Date: circa 1900 Media: ash, sweetgrass

Exhibits

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May Baskets, a Dog, and a Party for Children

Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.

Exhibit

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Exhibit

Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Egg Basket, Wabanaki, ca. 1900 Item 80733 infoAbbe Museum Egg Basket Ash, sweetgrass

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

… & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Basket block, ca. 1860 Item 80753 infoAbbe Museum Basket Block Penobscot ca. 1860 Spruce

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

… & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Comb basket, Wabanaki, late 19th - early 20th century Item 80734 infoAbbe Museum Comb Basket Ash…

My Maine Stories

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Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old
by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s

Story

Two generations tell the family's Paper story
by Normand and Richard Paradis

Father and son discuss their lives working for International Paper and changes over time