Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: Gorham Client: Sarah E. Giddings Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects
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."
Shaarey Tphiloh was founded in 1904 by immigrants from Eastern Europe. While accommodating to American society, the Orthodox synagogue also has retained many of its traditions.
Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.
… fabric) is reminiscent of christening gowns or ceremonial items. The dress is associated with the Longfellow family of Portland.
… the term costume appropriate when describing ceremonial clothing, clothing associated with specific communities, or military uniforms.