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Historical Items

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Item 74508

Rubber electrical worker gloves, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1935 Media: Rubber, leather, suede, canvas, brass

Item 74513

Electrical worker leather gloves, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Media: Suede

Item 8740

Glove of Artemus Ward, ca. 1862

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society Date: circa 1862 Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 37301

141-145 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William J Dennis Use: Store


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Lillian Nordica: Farmington Diva

Lillian Norton, known as Nordica, was one of the best known sopranos in America and the world at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. She was a native of Farmington.


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.


Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Soldier, Bangor, ca. 1860

… calf boots with either white silk or white cotton gloves with red stripes on the pants." Below that on the page, he drew a soldier as "a million…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Timeline of Events

… Society Students are introduced to use of gloves when handling artifacts X September 2009 Kristie Littlefield, MCHP Educator Coordinator…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Other Recreation

People would use the pelts for gloves and other things. Once so many people were relying on animals the wildlife population went down a lot.

My Maine Stories

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Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old
by Phyllis A. Blackstone

A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s


Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII