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Item 67331

Title: Sweet Chariot musicians on a windjammer, Swan's Island, ca. 2000

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 2000

Location: Swans Island

Media: color photograph

Item 62998

Title: Musicians for dances at Mertic Morrison's restaurant, Swan's Island, ca.1968

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society

Date: circa 1968

Location: Swan's Island

Media: color photograph

Item 151

Title: Herman Kotzschmar, Portland, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Media: Black and white photograph

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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

City Hall Stage in 1912

Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

Exhibit

Elise Fellows White, Skowhegan, ca. 1910

Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.

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Site

Lillian Nordica on Coca-Cola Tray

Nordica Memorial Association

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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

View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay

The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.