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Historical Items

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Item 14463

Ware-Mailhotte marriage record, Bucksport, 1915

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: 1915-11-27 Location: Bucksport; Orland Media: Paper and ink

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Item 98846

Kiah Sewall letter on impending marriage, Portland, 1836

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1836-05-16 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 81169

Holman Melcher-Alice E. Hart marriage intentions, Portland, 1874

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1874-05-19 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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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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A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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A Soldier's Declaration of Independence

William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 278-361

… known as the Queen City of the East, and his marriage to Clara Cary. Some of the people, events, and places included are: Bangor Pest House Nath…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 362-451

… Cary, bought to set up housekeeping after their marriage in 1850. He also described the house, his gardens, the birth of their first child, Ada…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 0-73

… families, his mother's life in Ellsworth, her marriage to John Martin Sr., his own childhood, including his father's death; his mother's remarriage…

My Maine Stories

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

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21st and 19th century technology and freelance photography
by Brendan Bullock

My work is a mash-up of cutting edge technology and 19th century chemistry techniques.

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August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life
by Bob Small

How the Vietnam war affected my life