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Historical Items

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Item 102314

Biddeford National Band at Camp Ellis, 1919

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1919-08-24 Location: Saco; Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 17732

Chandler's Band, Calais, 1913

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1913-06-13 Location: Calais Media: Photographic print

Item 18211

Dow Field band members, Bangor, 1944

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1944 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Strike Up the Band

Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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Northern Threads: Civil War-era clothing

An exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads, Part 1," featuring American Civil War civilian and military clothing, 1860 to 1869.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor Cornet Band member, 1864

Bangor Cornet Band member, 1864 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904), an…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Outerwear 1830-1860

… and voluminous matching cape trimmed with deep bands of cord knotting; a child's turquoise wool cape embroidered with a vine and trapunto-like…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 1 of 2

… frills and a skirt embellished with a wide band of the exceptional white embroidery found on some imported India cottons.

My Maine Stories

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Paul Gagne: Living a life fully engaged in his community
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A man with a wide range of skills and talents shares them for the benefit of his community

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Elizabeth Mantis Spiliopoulos: passion for life & Greek heritage
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

A spunky 99-year-old shares her crystal-clear recollections of all the changes in her lifetime

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Seawolf Outhouse Robbery
by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

How necessity creates invention, and the moving of an outhouse in Vietnam.