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Historical Items

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Item 14530

Daughter of Wisdom Religious Habit

Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society Date: 1964 Location: Saint Agatha Media: Cotton

Item 67730

Felicia Garant in nun's habit, Lewiston, 1964

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1964-10-31 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

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Sister Claire and Sister M. Marcia, Little Diamond Island, 1950

Contributed by: Mercy Hospital Date: 1950 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 83237

1268-1302 Washington Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Heirs of Henry Thurlow Use: Dwelling


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Carlton P. Fogg, Advocate for Vocational Education

Carlton P. Fogg (1899-1972) was passionate about vocational and technical education. While teaching at the high school level in Waterville, Fogg's lobbying and letter-writing helped create the Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute in 1969.


Wiscasset's Arctic Connection

Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.


History in Motion: The Era of the Electric Railways

Street railways, whether horse-drawn or electric, required the building of trestles and tracks. The new form of transportation aided industry, workers, vacationers, and other travelers.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Elizabeth Blowers, Bangor, ca. 1850

He wrote that Blowers is shown "In a Habit with no Bonnet & with high comb." Fashion -- for both men and women -- was one of Martin's interests.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - ABOUT US

… collection to educate people in the customs and habits of the past in the City and to preserve and perpetuate the memory of those who, through…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - II. Ripples of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor - Page 1 of 2

… specifically to prove that the climate was habitable. Vines and the colonists settled at the protected area at the mouth of the Saco River, and…

My Maine Stories

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Story of the "little nun"
by Felicia Garant

My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me