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Item 62997

Dancers at the Odd Fellows Hall, Swan's Island, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Swan's Island Educational Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Swans Island Media: Photographic print

Item 13051

Ballroom, Holden-Frost House, Topsham, 1962

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1962 Location: Topsham Media: Photographic print

Item 12078

The Ball-Room Manual, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Belfast Media: Ink on paper, Booklet

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Exhibits

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Remembering Mellie Dunham: Snowshoe Maker and Fiddler

Alanson Mellen "Mellie" Dunham and his wife Emma "Gram" Dunham were well-known musicians throughout Maine and the nation in the early decades of the 20th century. Mellie Dunham also received fame as a snowshoe maker.

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Power of Potential

The National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs (NFBPWC) held their seventh annual convention in Portland during July 12 to July 18, 1925. Over 2,000 working women from around the country visited the city.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Dance

Islanders would plan ballroom dances using the Odd Fellows Hall or they would travel to other towns where a dance was being held.