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Historical Items

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Item 67307

Cologne Bottle Cap, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pike through Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1955 Location: Strong Media: Lacquered wood with plastic insert

Item 104056

Capping night, Portland, 1953

Contributed by: Northern Light Mercy Hospital Date: 1953-03-08 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 104026

Mercy School of Nursing capping ceremony, Portland, ca. 1970

Contributed by: Northern Light Mercy Hospital Date: circa 1970 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."

Exhibit

Patriotic Imagery: 1861-1880

Imagery on letterhead soldiers used, on soldiers' memorials produced after the war, and on many other items captured the themes of the American Civil War: union, liberty, and freedom.

Exhibit

Northern Threads: Colonial and 19th century fur trade

A vignette in "Northern Threads: Two centuries of dress at Maine Historical Society Part 1," this fur trade mini-exhibition discusses the environmental and economic impact of the fur trade in Maine through the 19th century.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

… and finished with clear lacquer, then a plastic cap was pressed into the hole in the base. The caps were then shipped to be placed on English…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… and finished with clear lacquer, then a plastic cap was pressed into the hole in the base. The caps were then shipped to be placed on English…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

They had perforated screw-on caps and were offered as unfinished, sealed or lacquered and decorated.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Harold's Garage, Rome Hollow, Maine
by Mimi C

Story about Harold Hawes, owner of Harold's garage and self-styled auctioneer in Rome Hollow, Maine