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Keywords: Women in ties

Historical Items

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Item 70280

Women sorting rags, Brewer, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Folklife Center, Univ. of Maine Date: circa 1920 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

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NES models with Mildred Burrage, South Portland, 1943

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1943 Location: South Portland Media: Ink on paper

Item 101112

Rowing on Clearwater Pond, Farmington, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1923 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Writing Women

Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.

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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.

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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 Pages

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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).

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… its earliest settlement the town has maintained ties of family, friendship and commerce with New Brunswick.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

… on the Church Block that are still there are women's faces cast into the iron columns. Haley bill for Church Block, Bath, 1886Item Contributed…

My Maine Stories

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

West Point during World War II

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Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque
by Barbara Burns

My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.

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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.