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Item 15270

Title: Military pass, 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1918-12-09

Media: Ink on paper

Item 14674

Title: Military medical kit, Bucksport, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: circa 1918

Location: Bucksport

Media: Wood, Glass and Cloth

Item 98862

Title: Medal, Brigade de Volontaires Franco-Américains, 1910

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1910

Location: Biddeford; Manchester

Media: Brass

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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.

Exhibit

Grenville Sparrow, 17th Maine Volunteers, ca. 1863

Capt. Grenville F. Sparrow, 17th Maine

Grenville F. Sparrow of Portland was 25 when he answered Lincoln's call for more troops to fight the Confederates. He enlisted in Co. A of Maine's 17th Volunteer Infantry regiment. He fought in 30 battles between 1862 and the war's end in 1865.