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Item 42016

Title: 'Stein Song,' 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1930

Location: Westbrook

Media: Ink on paper

Item 11623

Title: 'The Song of Hiawatha' illustration, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7033

Title: Kotzschmar Club program back, 1950

Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ

Date: 1950-01-27

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Dining hall at Camp Winnebago, 1957

Songs of Winnebago

An enduring element of summer camps is the songs campers sing around the campfire, at meals, and on many other occasions. Some regale the camp experience and others spur the camp's athletes on to victory.

Exhibit

10 Bodwell Street, Sanford, ca 1900

Farm-yard Frames

Throughout New England, barns attached to houses are fairly common. Why were the buildings connected? What did farmers or families gain by doing this? The phenomenon was captured in the words of a children's song, "Big house, little house, back house, barn," (Thomas C. Hubka Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn, the Connected Farm Buildings of New England, University Press of New England, 1984.)

Exhibit

Boxer and Enterprize

Enemies at Sea, Companions in Death

Lt. William Burrows and Commander Samuel Blyth, commanders of the USS Enterprise and the HMS Boxer, led their ships and crews in Battle in Muscongus Bay on Sept. 5, 1813. The American ship was victorious, but both captains were killed. Portland staged a large and regal joint burial.

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Site

Mary Lane McMillan, ca. 1910

Hollingsworth Fine Arts

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Site

Maine Folklife Center, University of Maine

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Site

1857 Map of Cumberland, Maine

Prince Memorial Library

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