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Item 11001

Title: Society of the Cincinnati Medal, ca. 1784

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

Date: circa 1784

Location: Thomaston

Media: fabric, metal

Item 13647

Title: George H. Sweet medal, Bucksport, ca. 1866

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: circa 1866

Location: Bucksport

Media: Cloth and medal

Item 13502

Title: Fryeburg Academy academic medal

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society

Date: 1949

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Metal, Satin

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Exhibit

British Naval and Merchant Telescope, ca. 1850

Women, War, and the Homefront

When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.

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.