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Historical Items

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Item 13291

Professor Fox and music class, Houlton, 1889

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum (Houlton Museum) Date: 1889 Location: Houlton Media: Photographic print

Item 17824

Enrollment report, Eastern Music Camp, ca. 1934

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1934 Location: Sidney Media: Ink on paper

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Item 17819

Budget, Eastern Music Camp, 1930

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1930 Location: Sidney 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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Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.

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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.

Site Pages

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Blue Hill, Maine - The Musical Culture of Blue Hill

From folk music to chamber music, Blue Hill has embraced a variety of musical styles. Music has always been a big part of what this community uses to…

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Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Dance

Randal White was one of many islanders to have music lessons. Mrs. Elizabeth Stanley Heming, wife of an island minister, was his music teacher.

My Maine Stories

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Water is Music
by P Leone

Throughout her life water has played an important part

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History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars

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What did I do during the Covid quarantine?
by Nasser Rohani from Baha'i Community

Individuals response to Covid and social distancing.