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Historical Items

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Mystery Corner Item

Item 79704

Militiamen in dress uniform, Westport Island, ca. 1875

Mystery Corner Item Recognize the militia uniforms? the men?

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: circa 1875 Location: Westport Island Media: Lacquered iron

Item 31411

Dakin's Sporting Goods uniforms out of Bangor, 1930

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1930 Location: Bangor; Hanover Media: Photographic print

Item 102428

Fort Levett military training drills, Cushing Island, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1917 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Northern Threads: Outerwear, Militia & Cadet uniforms

A themed vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring 19th century outerwear, bonnets, militia and cadet uniforms.

Exhibit

Northern Threads: Civil War-era clothing

An exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads, Part 1," featuring American Civil War civilian and military clothing, 1860 to 1869.

Exhibit

Northern Threads: Two centuries of dress at Maine Historical

Organized by themed vignettes, Northern Threads shares stories about Maine people, while exploring how the clothing they wore reveals social, economic, and environmental histories. This re-examination of Maine Historical Society's permanent collection is an opportunity to consider the relevance of historic clothing in museums, the ebb and flow of fashion styles, and the complexities of diverse representation spanning 200 years of collecting.

Site Pages

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Historic Clothing Collection - Organizational Uniforms

… societies; workaday; athletic-style sports team uniforms and school jackets; or uniforms associated with national organizations like the Red Cross.

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Historic Clothing Collection - Organizational Uniforms

… societies; workaday; athletic-style sports team uniforms and school jackets; or uniforms associated with national organizations like the Red Cross.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Junior Martin in cadet uniform, Bangor, ca. 1871

Junior Martin in cadet uniform, Bangor, ca. 1871 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin Jr.

My Maine Stories

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Story

We will remember
by Sam Kelley

My service in the Vietnam War

Story

Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II

Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII