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Historical Items

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Item 9058

Uniform Rank, Canton Somerset, Skowhegan, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1900 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 102520

Thomas McPhail portrait in WWI uniform, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Location: Thomaston; Rockland Media: Photographic print

Item 102529

Frank Kittredge's World War I tunic, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Location: South Portland Media: Wool, Cotton, Metal

Online Exhibits

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Northern Threads: Outerwear, Militia & Cadet uniforms

A themed vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring 19th century outerwear, bonnets, militia and cadet uniforms.


Northern Threads: Civil War-era clothing

An exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads, Part 1," featuring American Civil War civilian and military clothing, 1860 to 1869.


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.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Uniforms and Expenses

"Each of these badges stated the name, rank, and department of that officer. These uniforms may or may not have emblems or designs corresponding to…"

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1910-1920 - Page 1 of 2

"For workmanship and style, they rank among the highlights of the collection. One is an elegant tubular purple wool challis (lightweight wool)…"

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 1 of 3

"… of Portland streets scenes of the 1840s and 50s rank among the earliest photographs of the city. Firemen’s musters and parades were important…"

My Maine Stories

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII


Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey



History of Forest Gardens
by Gary Libby

This is a history of one of Portland's oldest local bars