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Item 23662

Title: Costume party, Portland School of Art, 1928

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1928

Location: Portland

Media: Glass negative

Item 10158

Title: Camp Runoia campers in costume

Contributed by: Camp Runoia

Date: 1910

Location: North Belgrade; Belgrade Lakes

Media: Photograph

Item 1135

Title: Brilliant Costume Spectacle, Boothbay, 1888

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1888-10-01

Location: Boothbay

Media: Ink on paper

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Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.


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.