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Historical Items

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Item 104259

Electri Kitchen Recipes - The Bride Entertains, 1954

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1954 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 74767

June bride window display, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1925 Media: Photographic print

Item 18378

Wedding party, Lewiston, 1897

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1897 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print


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Fashionable Maine: early twentieth century clothing

Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.


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.


A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Shipbuilding: An Important Early Industry

… took his new wife on the newly built ship, the Bride. Another story goes that when they hit a large storm that broke off the mast and he lashed his…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Leonard Trask, the Wonderful Invalid

… a house the following summer, where he and his bride, Eunice Knight, whom he married in 1830, settled down to raise a family.

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Lincoln, Maine - Other Early Hospitals

Dr. Gulesian was the Chief of Staff and his bride, Shirley Hainer-Gulesian, R.N, assisted at the hospital. Dr.

My Maine Stories

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The stories my parents told
by Henry Gartley

Stories from my immigrant parents, WWII, and my love of history.