Keywords: Women in ties
Historical ItemsView All Showing 2 of 16
Women sorting rags, Brewer, ca. 1920
Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine Date: circa 1920 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print
NES models with Mildred Burrage, South Portland, 1943
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1943 Location: South Portland Media: Ink on paper
Rowing on Clearwater Pond, Farmington, ca. 1923
Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1923 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print
Online ExhibitsView All Showing 2 of 23
Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.
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.
Biddeford, Saco and the Textile Industry
The largest textile factory in the country reached seven stories up on the banks of the Saco River in 1825, ushering in more than a century of making cloth in Biddeford and Saco. Along with the industry came larger populations and commercial, retail, social, and cultural growth.
Site PagesView All Showing 2 of 23
Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Women in Colonial Economies - Page 2 of 4
Colonists drew on family wealth in order to invest, and familial bonds undergirded business partnerships.
… its earliest settlement the town has maintained ties of family, friendship and commerce with New Brunswick.
Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - About Us
… the topics needed to be specific to Islesboro and tied with current events (a link between past and present).
My Maine StoriesView All Showing 2 of 5
Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves
West Point during World War II
Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque
by Barbara Burns
My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.
Childhood Memories of Learning to Swim on Rangeley Lake
by Betty C.
Betty's two older sisters taught her how to swim on Rangeley Lake.