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Item 5522

February Fashions 1840

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1840

Media: col. ink on paper

Item 6892

Colton map of Maine, 1872

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1872

Media: Ink on paper

Item 14571

'Colored Giants,' Bucksport, 1932

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: 1932-07-23

Location: Bucksport

Media: Photographic print

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Florence Jewett, Norridgewock, ca. 1885

Eternal Images: Photographing Childhood

From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.


Lt. Charles Bridges request for coffins, Port Hudson, 1864

Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.


Main Street, Bar Harbor, ca. 1910

Maine Streets: The Postcard View

Photographers from the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co. of Belfast traveled throughout the state, especially in small communities, taking images for postcards. Many of these images, taken in the first three decades of the twentieth century, capture Main Streets on the brink of modernity.

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Cruising off Squirrel Island, Boothbay Harbor, 1912

Stanley Museum

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Yellow birch logs, Atlas Plywood Co., Greenville, ca. 1955

Moosehead Historical Society

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Local Fishermen at Pine Point, Scarborough, 1932

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 1 of 4

Other canneries used “unsoaked” clams, as “soaked” clams lost not only color, but flavor. Pine Point clam diggers sold many bushels of clams to…

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Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque

by Barbara Burns

My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.


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