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Item 14078

Surette Family, Mexico, 1919

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1919 Location: Bangor; Mexico Media: Photographic print

Item 103641

Spofford family, Dedham, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Dedham Media: Daguerreotype

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George Walter Hinckley and family, Fairfield, 1908

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: 1908 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print


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People, Pets & Portraits

Informal family photos often include family pets -- but formal, studio portraits and paintings also often feature one person and one pet, in formal attire and pose.


The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.


Independence and Challenges: The Life of Hannah Pierce

Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin self portrait, 1889

John Martin self portrait, 1889 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904) of…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Martin-Raynes-Stevens Family Trees

Martin-Raynes Family  Raynes-Stevens Family  Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor G. Fred and Annie Martin Snow X