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Historical Items

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Item 98788

Patch Display Board, 2013

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: 2013 Location: Waldoboro Media: Wood, textiles

Item 100151

Third Waldoboro Fire Department patch, Waldoboro, 2012

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: 2012 Location: Waldoboro Media: Cloth

Item 100150

Second Waldoboro Fire Department patch, Waldoboro, ca. 1998

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: circa 1998 Location: Waldoboro Media: Cloth

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

Student Exhibit: Somerset Railroad

The Somerset Railroad was completed in 1872. It started out as a dream to link the Maine Coast with Canadian businesses to the north. It ran from the North Woods around Moosehead Lake down to Southern Maine and back again for 56 years.

Exhibit

Fashion for the People: Maine's Graphic Tees

From their humble beginnings as undergarments to today‚Äôs fashion runways, t-shirts have evolved into universally worn wardrobe staples. Named because the silhouette resembles the capital letter "T," the t-shirt—also called a "tee"—is usually a short-sleeved, collarless shirt made of cotton. Original graphic t-shirts, graphic t-shirt quilts, and photographs trace the 102-year history of the garment, demonstrating how, through the act of wearing graphic tees, people own a part of history relating to politics, social justice, economics, and commemorative events in Maine.

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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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old buildings

… Society Johnson's or Potato Island with Harry Johnson's boat yard and the Patch Medicinal Oil factory where cod liver oil was pressed.

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Early Maine Photography - Family Groups

More direct in approach is the ambrotype of the Patch Family of Bangor. This three generation portrait places a grandmother at the center flanked by…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1940-1950 - Page 2 of 3

… buttons, and two knee level box pleats below a patch pocket, matching the pocket on the left chest.

My Maine Stories

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Story

How Mom caught Dad
by Jane E. Woodman

How Ruth and Piney met in Wilton and started a life together

Story

Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima