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Historical Items

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Item 104299

Six household suggestions and recipe for Champaign Cider, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 69124

Home Economics students, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1916

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1916 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Item 69120

Food demonstration, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1916

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1916 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Exhibit

A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Of The Arts Era

Building Of The Arts Era Building Of The Arts, Bar Harbor, Maine The Building of the Arts was officially dedicated in 1907 and remained the…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 2 of 2

The two smaller art pieces rest higher, partially obscured by the semi-circular bunting. Centennial headquarters, Lubec, 1911 Item Contributed…

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Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

… of the world’s longest international border, this art in engineering opened in 1962 between Lubec, Maine and Campobello Island, New Brunswick.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Ramen Making
by Ayumi Horie

Ramen Making is about family, cooking, pottery, and what it means to make a life through one's hands