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In Uniform: Fitting In

Musician R.B. Hall, ca. 1900

Musician R.B. Hall, ca. 1900

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Maine Historical Society

Uniforms are the most obvious symbol of group membership, and can suggest status or its opposite.

Military, band, or fraternal uniforms, which often feature a dazzling array of gold buttons and braid, medals and sashes, help the wearer stand out, unlike many uniforms that are worn for particular jobs.


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