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Historical Items

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Item 111087

Suit line sheet, Paris, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1936 Location: Paris; Kennebunkport Media: Ink on paper with fabric

Item 111080

'Girouetts' dress line sheet, Paris, 1929

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1929 Location: Kennebunkport; Paris Media: Ink on paper with fabric

Item 111086

'Laqueme' dress line sheet, Paris, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1936 Location: Kennebunkport; Paris Media: Ink on paper with fabric

Tax Records

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Item 36398

60 Pine Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Earle M Haskell Use: Garage

Item 36829

43 Clark Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary Genevieve Foley Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 36831

44 Clark Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary Jacobsky Use: Dwelling - Single family

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Northern Threads: Civil War-era clothing

An exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads, Part 1," featuring American Civil War civilian and military clothing, 1860 to 1869.

Exhibit

Fashionable Maine: early twentieth century clothing

Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.

Exhibit

Northern Threads: Silhouettes in Sequence, ca. 1780-1889

A themed exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring a timeline of silhouettes from about 1775 through 1889.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - 1960-1970 - Page 1 of 3

A new breed of young designers burst on the scene producing clothing to suit the new burgeoning youth-oriented market.

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - 1940-1950 - Page 3 of 3

… of affordable American designed, well-fitting clothing for college girls, women’s wear, and casual wear for every occasion and activity.

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - 1950-1960 - Page 2 of 4

… '50s jeans, or much in the area of 1950s teen clothing. The 1950s were not only the years of the "New Look," and rebellion, they were the years…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Sister Madeleine D’Anjou: Many detours lead to a rewarding life
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

What a journey! Sister Maddie says that "God writes straight on crooked lines."

Story

Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast

Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists
by Phil Tedrick

A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman