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Item 78859

Title: Tuscan Opera House Dance Program, Dixfield, February 4, 1926

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: 1926

Location: Dixfield

Media: Ink on paper

Item 101443

Title: John Martin Dancing Fraternity card, Bangor 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum

Date: 1868

Location: Bangor

Media: Lithograph

Item 1432

Title: The Class, Harrison, 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1922

Location: Harrison

Media: Black and white photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 7 View All

Item 69047

Address: 915 Ocean Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Danish Park Association

Use: Dance Hall

Item 73128

Address: 48 Riverside Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dennis D. DeCormier

Use: Dance Hall

Item 54647

Address: Assessor's Record, 509 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Joseph R. Rollins et als

Use: Dance Hall

Exhibits Showing 3 of 21 View All

Exhibit

Casco Castle, South Freeport, ca. 1910

The Trolley Parks of Maine

At the heyday of trolleys in Maine, many of the trolley companies developed recreational facilities along or at the end of trolley lines as one further way to encourage ridership. The parks often had walking paths, dance pavilions, and various other entertainments. Cutting-edge technology came together with a thirst for adventure and forever changed social dynamics in the process.

Exhibit

Mellie Dunham's dance band, Norway, ca. 1925

Remembering Mellie Dunham: Snowshoe Maker and Fiddler

Alanson Mellen "Mellie" Dunham and his wife Emma "Gram" Dunham were well-known musicians throughout Maine and the nation in the early decades of the 20th century. Mellie Dunham also received fame as a snowshoe maker.

Exhibit

William Neptune, Portland, 1920

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

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Site

John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer

John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor began in 1864 looking back at his life, family, business and recreational experiences and recording those events and thoughts -- with narrative and illustrations -- for his children. Martin called himself an "expert accountant," but he was interested in architecture, dance, fashion, gardening, politics, business, religion, and the world around him.

Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

Site

Old Homestead Ginger Beer, Saint Stephen and Calais, c. 1900

Kings Landing Historical Settlement

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