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Item 12333

Mr. & Mrs. Cyrus Purinton's 50th Anniversary Invitation

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: 1835 - 1885 Location: Topsham Media: Paper

Item 7032

Kotzschmar Club 50th Anniversary Program

Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Date: 1950-01-27 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 62797

Public Library 50th Anniversary poster, Waterville, 1955

Contributed by: Waterville Public Library Date: 1955-09-09 Location: Waterville Media: Ink on paper, Poster


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How Sweet It Is

Desserts have always been a special treat. For centuries, Mainers have enjoyed something sweet as a nice conclusion to a meal or celebrate a special occasion. But many things have changed over the years: how cooks learn to make desserts, what foods and tools were available, what was important to people.


Strike Up the Band

Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.


Remembering Mellie Dunham: Snowshoe Maker and Fiddler

Alanson Mellen "Mellie" Dunham and his wife Emma "Gram" Dunham were well-known musicians throughout Maine and the nation in the early decades of the 20th century. Mellie Dunham also received fame as a snowshoe maker.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

… This mustard paddle sample card was one prepared depicting products made for the 50th anniversary of the Forster Manufacturing Co. in Strong.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

… and spearhead stick were made in 1947 and samples were displayed on cards for the 50th Anniversary of Forster Manufacturing Co. in Strong.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Forsters

… 67185 infoStrong Historical Society For its 50th anniversary in 1947 Forster Manufacturing Co.