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Item 102289

Goat Island Lighthouse, Cape Porpoise, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Brick Store Museum Date: circa 1900 Location: Cape Porpoise Media: Glass Negative

Item 104746

Marion Klein at the NFBPWC convention, Portland, 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1925 Location: Portland; Williamsport Media: glass negative

Item 25570

Goat Island Light, Kennebunkport, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1940 Location: Kennebunkport Media: Photographic print


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The Mainspring of Fashion

The mainspring of fashion is the process whereby members of one class imitate the styles of another, who in turn are driven to ever new expedients of fashionable change.


Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - More on the Old Ell

… make friends with animals such as dogs, cats, and goats, or learn photography, bee-keeping, or proper broadcasting techniques talking to local…

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Blue Hill, Maine - A Real Downeast County Fair

The cattle, sheep, goats, work horses, hogs and poultry on display range from magnificent to humble and show that animal husbandry is not gone from…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Early Settlements

… farming and tending to the cattle, hogs, sheep, goats and chickens. Accordingly, most stayed close to home in small settlements.