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Item 16132

Charity Root, Portland, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Media: Photographic print

Item 16131

N. W. Taylor Root, Portland, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Media: Photographic print

Item 6468

Martha Root and George Miller, 1930s

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives

Date: circa 1930

Location: Eliot

Media: Phototransparency

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Edmund S. Muskie, Democratic nominee for U.S. vice president, 1968

Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.

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Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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Portrait of John Hancock, 1765

John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

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Miniature canoe, ca. 1893

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

1893 Item 80755 infoAbbe Museum Miniature Canoe Joseph Nicholas, Passamaquoddy ca. 1893 Birch bark, cedar, spruce root, ash

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Handkerchief box, Passamaquoddy, ca. 1880

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

1880 Item 80736 infoAbbe Museum Handkerchief Box Tomah Joseph, Passamaquoddy Late 19th century Birch bark, spruce root, ash, hide

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Collar box and collars, Passamaquoddy, ca. 1880

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

Collar Box with Collars Passamaquoddy Late 19th century Birch bark, spruce root, sweetgrass, linen

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All

Story

My 41 year career in Maine paper mills

by Mike Luciano


Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes

Story

What Maine Means to Me

by Nicolette B. Meister


How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.

Story

Co-founding Halcyon Yarn and learning to weave

by Hector Jaeger


Moving to Maine, Halcyon Yarn, and rediscovering the joy of weaving