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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.
Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.
He continued that he would use the design, "if ever I am so lucky as to build one again and should be compelled to use wooden posts." He noted that…
John Martin gate design, Bangor, 1867 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904)…
Martin, an accountant and shopkeeper in Bangor, who was interested in architecture, landscape design, gardening, dancing, and numerous other topics…