It includes garments, military uniforms and accessories, organized into themed vignettes. The in-person physical exhibition of Northern Threads Part…
With few exceptions, the garments and accessories are associated with people who lived in Maine (often commemorating an aspect of family history) or…
… categories: garments, military uniforms, and accessories. The garment portion, about 3,000 pieces, encompasses clothing for people who identified…
Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12
Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will give students the opportunity to explore and analyze primary source documents from the years before, during, and immediately after Maine became the 23rd state in the Union. Through close looking at documents, objects, and art from Maine during and around 1820, students will ask questions and draw informed conclusions about life at the time of statehood.