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Historical Items

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Item 7033

Kotzschmar Club program back, 1950

Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Date: 1950-01-27 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 7032

Kotzschmar Club 50th Anniversary Program

Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Date: 1950-01-27 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 6332

Rossini Club concert program

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

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The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

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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.