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Historical Items

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Item 11080

F-106s, Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, 1981

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1981-07-22 Location: Limestone Media: Photographic print

Item 105602

Late century cape, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Media: silk, jet, cotton

Item 12048

Portland Airport, 1957

Contributed by: City of Portland Dept. of Public Works Date: 1957 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Samantha Smith's Questions

Samantha Smith, a Manchester schoolgirl, gained international fame in 1983 by asking Soviet leader Yuri Andropov whether he intended to start a nuclear war and then visiting the Soviet Union to be reassured that no one there wanted war.

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Doing Good: Medical Stories of Maine

Throughout Maine’s history, individuals have worked to improve and expand medical care, not only for the health of those living in Maine, but for many around the world who need care and help.

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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.

Site Pages

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Historic Clothing Collection - Mourning Clothing

… dull blacks were proper, and when glossy silk, jet jewelry, touches of white, and half mourning (lavender) were acceptable.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1870-1890 - Page 4 of 4

The dress also includes two large jet beaded medallions, holding a satin swag that is draped over the skirt's front.

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR