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Item 17128

Child's rocking chair

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Littleton

Media: wood

Item 14247

Child's Rattan Rocking Chair

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Location: Bucksport

Media: Wood and Rattan

Item 11489

Child's rocking-high chair, Littleton, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Littleton

Media: wood

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Atherton's Furniture, Free Street, Portland, 1938

Atherton Furniture

LeBaron Atherton's furniture empire consisted of ten stores, four of which were in Maine. The photos are reminiscent of a different era in retailing.


George French dorm room, Bates College, ca. 1901

Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.


Shaylor's 'Compendium of Penmanship,' ca. 1900

Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.

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Ada Martin, Bangor, 1865

John Martin: Expert Observer - Ada Martin, Bangor, 1865

… hobby sitting by a window all alone in a rocking chair her foot on another chair reading." View additional information about this item on the…

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"Rocking Chair Row" program, Biddeford, 1930

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - "Good the more communicated, the more abundant grows" : The Thursday Club

… grows" : The Thursday Club "Rocking Chair Row" program, Biddeford, 1930Item Contributed byBiddeford Historical Society The club, from the…

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Ocean View Hotel porch, Swan's Island, ca. 1900

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Ocean View Hotel

… though it was said of him that he 'had a rocking chair permanently attached to his butt.' Lilla Moulden owned and operated the Ocean View Hotel…

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Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey