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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776-08-07 Location: Philadelphia Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776-09-13 Location: Philadelphia Media: Ink on paper
Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.
The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?
… at Separation Overwhelmingly dedicated to independence from Britain, Mainers quieted any murmurs of separation during the American Revolution.
… to the United States took precedent over an independent Maine. Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society The War of 1812 proved a trying time…