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Keywords: Umbrellas

Historical Items

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Item 12176

July 4 Parade, Brunswick, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1910 Location: Brunswick Media: Photograph, Print

Item 22645

July 4 parade, Brunswick, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1920 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 104494

Man in weather resistant clothing, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Media: Tintype

Tax Records

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Item 63334

205-207 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Joseph S. Bernstein Use: Print Shop & Store

Online 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.


Music in Maine - Drum, Stockton Springs, ca. 1840

"Lane manufactured and sold umbrellas and musical instruments at 92 Court Street in Boston from 1820 to 1844, specializing in bass drums for militia…"


Inside the Yellow House

Photographer Elijah Cobb's 1985 portfolio of the Laura E. Richards House, with text by Rosalind Cobb Wiggins and Laura E. Putnam.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - Main Street, Lincoln, ca. 1890

"… Horse and buggy complete with rider shaded by an umbrella shown on Main Street, Lincoln, prior to paved roads; however, utility poles are present."

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Historic Hallowell - Cyclone Poems

"… rains are bad but the wind is always the worst umbrellas fall Fixing the city Bring in a supply everyone helps clean up rebuild repair soon…"

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St. Joseph Healthcare

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My Maine Stories

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Swimming with Jellyfish
by Cathy. L

At the age of 19 Cathy attended an Audubon Camp at Hog Island.