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Item 35102

Title: Volunteer firefighters, Saco, ca. 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1910

Location: Saco

Media: photograph

Item 29279

Title: Bangor firefighters, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

Item 22848

Title: Firefighters On Display, Sanford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1900

Location: Sanford

Media: Print from Glasss Negative

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Exhibit

Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

Exhibit

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.

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Site

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.