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Item 14422

Trophy Cup Fancy Basket, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Abbe Museum

Date: circa 1900

Media: ash, sweetgrass

Item 12954

Potato Basket, Littleton, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1940

Location: Littleton

Media: ash splints

Item 14430

Pedestal Fruit Bowl Basket

Contributed by: Abbe Museum

Date: circa 1930

Media: ash, sweetgrass, Hong Kong cord

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Ladies surround child on small slide at a children's party at Biddeford Pool, 1917

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.

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Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

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.

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Girls playing basketball, Naples, ca. 1930

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.

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Egg Basket, Wabanaki, ca. 1900

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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Basket block, ca. 1860

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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Comb basket, Wabanaki, late 19th - early 20th century

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 Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

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