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Historical Items

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Item 15727

Invitation to White House dinner with Johnsons, 1867

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1867-02-20 Media: Ink on paper

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Ruth Mayhew letter to Rebecca Usher, Ottawa, Kansas, 1866

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1866 Location: Hollis; Ottawa Media: Ink on paper

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Item 100270

Horatio Hight, Scarborough, ca. 1862

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: circa 1862 Location: Scarborough Media: Carte de visite

Exhibits

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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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Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

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Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Senator James Doolittle, Bangor, 1866

… forming a new political party to help President Andrew Johnson, who was heavily criticized for his policies.

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 2 of 3

… to vote against the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson, thus preventing his removal from office.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - James Dunning, Bangor, ca. 1867

… question about whether he could support President Andrew Johnson's policies as asking the questioner, "if he thought I was a d -- med fool." The…