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Historical Items

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Item 16598

Four Sanford Ladies Smile Their way Through Washday, ca 1900

Contributed by: Sanford-Springvale Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Sanford Media: Print from Glass Negative

Item 122

Americanization class, Boys Club, Portland, 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1923 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 1147

Keep them smiling, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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Valentines

Valentines Day cards have long been a way to express feelings of romance or love for family or friends. These early Valentines Day cards suggest the ways in which the expression of those sentiments has changed over time.

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Samplers: Learning to Sew

Settlers' clothing had to be durable and practical to hold up against hard work and winters. From the 1700s to the mid 1800s, the women of Maine learned to sew by making samplers.

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Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Starbirds

Virgil Starbird, left, smiles beside this load of logs brought to the sawmill by his driver, Andy Pratt.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Virgil Starbird, left, smiles beside this load of logs brought to the sawmill by his driver, Andy Pratt.

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Historic Hallowell - Train Wreck Poem

… been struck with fear Instead he said with a smile “We won’t be going there for a while” And with that we will diminish For this tale has to finish…

My Maine Stories

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Ogunquit Beach Sonnet
by Shannon Schooley

Sonnet written for school when I was 12 years old.

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A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR