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Historical Items

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Item 48445

Gold and crystal pin, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Location: Biddeford Media: Crystal, gold

Item 48948

Hair pin, ca. 1840

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1840 Media: Baleen, whale bone, metal

Item 12588

Mills, Stockholm, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Stockholm Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Northern Threads: Silhouetts in Sequence, ca. 1780-1889

A themed exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring a timeline of silhouettes from about 1775 through 1889.

Exhibit

Northern Threads: Mourning Fashions

A themed exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring 18th and 19th century mourning jewelry and fashions.

Site Pages

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1900-1910 - Page 3 of 3

… dress, made by the Misses Macdonough of Portland, with neatly fitted pin tucked hips, tucked sleeves and silk cord scrolling at the square neck.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1900-1910 - Page 1 of 3

… blouses (called waists) with standing collars, pin tucking, and lace insert detailing well represented.

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Historic Clothing Collection - Eighteenth Century - Page 1 of 3

With a square neck, pin tucked bodice, and short frilled edge sleeves, this worn and simple little dress is made of a coarse cotton, block printed…

My Maine Stories

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Story

A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down