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Historical Items

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Item 1050

George and Ethel Jewett, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Media: Photographic print

Item 1052

George H. Jewett, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Media: Photographic print

Item 7571

Letter from Ted Jewett to Robert Robison, 1829

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1829-12-05 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 82388

Jewett property, Oak Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Geneva R. Jewett Use: Shed

Item 89311

Assessor's Record, Jewett property, Lots 7 & 8, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Geneva R. Jewett Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 69472

Assessor's Record, 56-58 Parris Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Jewett & Johnson Use: Stable

Exhibits

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Canning: A Maine Industry

Maine's corn canning industry, as illuminated by the career of George S. Jewett, prospered between 1850 and 1950.

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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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.

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Old Berwick Historical Society

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Brick Store Museum

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 3 of 3

Tuttle and boot and show maker G. L. Jewett and the two and a half story establishment of E. B. Dunton, a millinery and fancy goods dealer.