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Historical Items Showing 3 of 503 View All

Item 28631

The Schooner "Pendleton Sisters", Islesboro, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Islesboro

Media: Photographic print

Item 10179

Sisters of the Holy Rosary Convent, Frenchville, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: Frenchville

Media: Photographic print

Item 100708

St. Joseph Hospital front entrance, Bangor, ca. 1955

Contributed by: St. Joseph Healthcare

Date: circa 1955

Location: Bangor

Media: Photo negative

Tax Records Showing 3 of 4 View All

Item 75755

173 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Hebert Sisters

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 75756

175 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Hebert Sisters

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 75757

177 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Hebert Sisters

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 50 View All

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Culp's Hill from East Cemetery Hill

Meshach P. Larry: Civil War Letters

Meshach P. Larry, a Windham blacksmith, joined Maine's 17th Regiment Company H on August 18, 1862. Larry and his sister, Phebe, wrote to each other frequently during the Civil War, and his letters paint a vivid picture of the life of a soldier.

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Camp Tekakwitha brochure, Leeds, ca. 1940

From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

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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.

Site Pages Showing 3 of 57 View All

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Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History - Sister Communities

Sister Communities This project was a part of pilot effort by Maine Historical Society, under funding from a private foundation, to support…

Site Page

Nurse with child patient at St. Joseph Hospital, Bangor, ca. 1960

St. Joseph Healthcare

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

Site Page

Franklin House, Lower Main Street, Strong, ca. 1915

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

From left, Walter's sister Mary Jones Keen, her daughter Frances Keen, daughter-in-law Maude, and son Ollie Keen, Louise and Walter Jones.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 8 View All

Story

Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall


Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

Story

Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone


A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s

Story

Story of the "little nun"

by Felicia Garant


My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me