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Love Demands Justice equal rights sign, Portland, 2009

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2009-06-20 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper


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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.


Lillian Nordica: Farmington Diva

Lillian Norton, known as Nordica, was one of the best known sopranos in America and the world at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. She was a native of Farmington.


Begin Again: reckoning with intolerance in Maine

BEGIN AGAIN explores Maine's historic role, going back 528 years, in crisis that brought about the pandemic, social and economic inequities, and the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1930-1940 - Page 4 of 4

… walks of life, demonstrate the democratic, equalizing nature of modern fashion, as well as the extent of fashion media and movie influence.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Early Settlers

His children, well educated, and equally as industrious, continued his legacy through their efforts.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 2 of 2

… effects on his economic prospects, Martin was equally excited about other changes: the first hot-air balloon in Bangor, the first electric street…

My Maine Stories

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The Equal Freedom to Marry
by Mary L Bonauto

Marriage Equality, Maine, and the U.S. Supreme Court


Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics