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Keywords: Crafts

Historical Items

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Item 10156

Outdoor crafts lesson at Camp Runoia, 1951

Contributed by: Camp Runoia Date: 1951 Location: Belgrade Lakes Media: Photographic print

Item 5771

Moses Crafts & Co. shoe factory, Auburn

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Auburn Media: Stereograph

Item 10154

Camp Runoia craft shop, Belgrade Lake, 1951

Contributed by: Camp Runoia Date: 1951 Location: Belgrade Lakes Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 32066

88-90 Alba Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frances J Getchell Style: Vernacular - Arts & Crafts Use: Bungalow

Item 32266

173-177 Ashmont Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Carrol B Skillin Style: Vernacular - Arts & Crafts Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 37532

18 Conant Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary Sanborn Style: Vernacular - Arts & Crafts Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Exhibit

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Exhibit

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Lincoln, Maine - Solomon's Store

The comparison is very strong between Solomon Store and House of Crafts and Flowers as discussed above.

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

With the growing market for Native crafts exemplified by the Bar Harbor encampments, Wabanaki birch bark artisans developed new forms and decorative…

Site Page

Historic Hallowell - Transportation Challenge

The site is now used for launching pleasure craft and recreation. The Hallowell Granite works had two large schooners named the Jeremiah T.

My Maine Stories

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Story

My artwork help process memories of Vietnam
by Brian Barry

My Eagle drawing won first place in the Togus Arts and Crafts show, third in the Nationals.

Story

The Start of Brewing in Maine
by Alan Pugsley

Master brewer Alan Pugsley talked about the beginning of brewing in Maine

Story

Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave
by Hector Jaeger

Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Longfellow's Ripple Effect: Journaling With the Poet - "The Song of Hiawatha"

Grade Level: 6-12 Content Area: English Language Arts, Social Studies
This lesson is part of a series of six lesson plans that will give students the opportunity to become familiar with the works of Longfellow while reflecting upon how his works speak to their own experiences.

Lesson Plan

Longfellow's Ripple Effect: Journaling With the Poet - "My Lost Youth"

Grade Level: 6-12 Content Area: English Language Arts, Social Studies
This lesson is part of a series of six lesson plans that will give students the opportunity to become familiar with the works of Longfellow while reflecting upon how his works speak to their own experiences.

Lesson Plan

Longfellow's Ripple Effect: Journaling With the Poet - "The Fire of Drift-Wood"

Grade Level: 6-Post-Secondary Content Area: English Language Arts, Social Studies
This lesson is part of a series of six lesson plans that will give students the opportunity to become familiar with the works of Longfellow while reflecting upon how his works speak to their own experiences.