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Item 105625

"We Walk On; Eternally" by James Eric Francis Sr., Indian Island, 2020

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2020 Location: Indian Island; Old Town Media: Acrylic on canvas

Item 104976

Gina Brooks "Indian" jacket, Fredericton, New Brunswick, 2018

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2018 Location: Fredericton Media: Leather, Acetate, Nylon, Acrylic paint

Item 20167

Proclamation urging resistance to British, 1779

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1779 Location: Castine Media: Ink on paper

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In Canada During the Civil War

One surviving letter from the family of Francis Pratt to the young man who was in Canada in 1865 suggests that going to Canada to escape military service during the Civil War was not unheard of. The letter also suggests money was removed to Canada to protect it.


Father Rasles, the Indians and the English

Father Sebastien Rasle, a French Jesuit, ran a mission for Indians at Norridgewock and, many English settlers believed, encouraged Indian resistance to English settlement. He was killed in a raid on the mission in 1724 that resulted in the remaining Indians fleeing for Canada.


Taber Wagon

The Taber farm wagon was an innovative design that was popular on New England farms. It made lifting potato barrels onto a wagon easier and made more efficient use of the horse's work. These images glimpse the life work of its inventor, Silas W. Taber of Houlton, and the place of his invention in the farming community

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1950-1960 - Page 2 of 4

Nylon's crease resistant, wash and drip-dry qualities were novel and exciting at that time. "Betty Barclay Frock," ca.

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Early Maine Photography - Human Interest

Weather resistant clothing is also the feature of a tintype of a young man in a large overcoat with a scarf wrapped around his neck.

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Early Maine Photography - MHS Early Maine Photography Collections

Tintype of man in weather resistant clothing, ca. 1900Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Such methods for organizing photographs was…

My Maine Stories

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Cape Verde and the Doctrines of Discovery
by Lelia DeAndrade

My Cape Verde family's culture and history is tied to the Doctrines of Discovery


Decontie and Brown's venture in high fashion design
by Decontie and Brown

Penobscot haute couture designs from Bangor


by Alivia Moore

Our shared future for all people in Wabanakiyik calls us to rematriate.