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Historical Items

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Item 105680

Khaki workaday uniform, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1925 Location: Clitheroe Media: cotton, Bakelite

Item 17250

Nurse uniform replica, Bar Harbor, 1997

Contributed by: Mt. Desert Island Hospital Date: 1997 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Cloth

Item 105819

Beverly Conant's Girl Scout uniform, Farmington, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1945 Location: Farmington Media: cotton, brass, metal, plastic

Tax Records

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Item 36374

42-44 Pine Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Benjamin F Dudley Use: Store

Exhibits

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Exhibit

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Exhibit

Student Exhibit: A Civil War Soldier from Skowhegan

Alexander Crawford a soldier from Skowhegan, was born in 1839 on a farm on the Dudley Corner Road in Skowhegan. He served in the Civil War and returned to Skowhegan to run the family farm.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - Organizational Uniforms

… societies; workaday; athletic-style sports team uniforms and school jackets; or uniforms associated with national organizations like the Red Cross.

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - Organizational Uniforms

… societies; workaday; athletic-style sports team uniforms and school jackets; or uniforms associated with national organizations like the Red Cross.

Site Page

Historic Hallowell - Uniforms and Expenses

Over time, the uniform changed. Today's police wear uniforms that are of similar design and color making it easy to identify them.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II

Story

I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam

Story

We will remember
by Sam Kelley

My service in the Vietnam War