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Historical Items

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Item 1050

George and Ethel Jewett, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Media: Photographic print

Item 49587

Ethel Bascom Jewett, London, 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1904 Location: London Media: Photographic print

Item 5534

Saco Valley Canning Co., ca. 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1915 Location: Harmony Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

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.

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This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.