Keywords: Henry Knox
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1791-11-16 Location: Thomaston; Philadelphia; Thomaston Media: Ink on paper
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.
The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.
From the earliest days of photography doting parents from across Maine sought to capture images of their young children. The studio photographs often reflect the families' images of themselves and their status or desired status.
… Henry Knox: Sources Sources Used for this Exhibit Henry Knox Wastebook, 1804 - 1805 From the Collections of Montpelier, the General Henry Knox…