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Historical Items

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Item 110536

Fashion doll, ca.1820

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1820 Media: wood, silk

Item 48242

Fashion doll, ca. 1812

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1812 Media: Wood, wool, velvet

Item 110535

Empire style fashion doll, ca. 1801

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1801 Media: wood, cotton, fur

Online Exhibits

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Northern Threads: Early Republic era Fashion dolls

A themed exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring Early Repulic-era (ca.1780-1820) fashion dolls.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine

BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

Site Pages

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Historic Clothing Collection - Children's Wear

… present includes a large quantity of 19th century baby and children’s white undergarments and clothing and select examples of everyday or more…

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

It was also the era of the "baby boom" generation, and the youth culture that had its beginning in the 1950s and manifested itself in the 1960s as a…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin's cart, Hampden, ca. 1833

… tongue such as are in general use for boy and baby carriages now I made a perfect cart with stake rings side boards Snibells to lip up and all the…

My Maine Stories

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Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm
by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast