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Item 13871

Winter in Aroostook County

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1895

Media: Photographic print

Item 26450

Good will boys playing, Fairfield, ca. 1920

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1920

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 19288

Olympic skiers and sons, Rumford, ca. 1965

Contributed by: Wendall Chummy Broomhall through Ski Museum of Maine

Date: circa 1965

Location: Rumford

Media: Photographic print

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Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.


Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.


Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

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Wabanaki beaded purse, ca. 1870

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - I. Headwaters of a community: Sowacatuck, Chouacoet, and the sea

… corn, and squash and hunted deer and other wild game as well. Occasionally they warred with other tribes along their frontiers, but these would end…

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Northeast Harbor Basketball Team, ca. 1921

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Basketball: From Rivals to Teammates

The next year they lost only one regular season game and took the state championship, beating Bar Harbor High by two points in the playoffs along the…

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Skiers, New Sweden, ca. 1935

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - New Sweden Athletic Club

At some of the meetings they had Swedish dancing, games, and refreshments. Anyone was allowed to come to the meetings. Then something good happened.

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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.


Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey