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Item 33882

Photograph of cattle competition at the Blue Hill Fair, 1957

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library

Date: 1957

Location: Blue Hill

Media: Photographic print

Item 25356

Snowshoe competition souvenir, 1950

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1950

Location: Lewiston; Berlin

Media: Wood, yarn, metal

Item 10850

Hiawatha Spoon Pattern

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1928

Media: Ink on paper

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Map of Maine, 1905

The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.


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Iron axe head, Auburn, ca. 1700

Indians, Furs, and Economics

When Europeans arrived in North America and disrupted traditional Native American patterns of life, they also offered other opportunities: trade goods for furs. The fur trade had mixed results for the Wabanaki.


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Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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Hallowell Fireman's Ribbons For Musters

Historic Hallowell - The Fireman's Musters in Hallowell

… a gathering of antique equipment for the use of competition and display, musters were a source of games, family bonding, new friendships…

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Vellux: Adhesive On

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Francis Spencer

… equipment by Pepperell Manufacturing, but the commitment to research and the community resulted in a competitive and profitable new product.

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Skowhegan Community History - Farming in the Skowhegan Area

The railroad therefore had a major impact on competition for Maine farmers. Because of all this competition, Maine farmers had to get together and…

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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


Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey