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Item 79519

Scorecard and ribbons from hand engine muster, Topsham Bicentennial, 1964

Contributed by: Town of Topsham

Date: 1964-07-18

Location: Topsham

Media: paper and ribbon

Item 11283

Gov. Baxter political ribbon, 1922

Contributed by: Baxter State Park

Date: 1922

Location: Bangor

Media: Ribbon with button

Item 79518

Fire muster participant ribbon, Androscoggin Veteran Firemen's Association, 1965

Contributed by: Town of Topsham

Date: 1965-08-28

Location: Topsham; Hampton

Media: fabric

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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

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.


Holstein and Ayrshire bulls, Caribou Fair, ca 1922

Fair Season: Crops, Livestock, and Entertainment

Agricultural fairs, intended to promote new techniques and better farming methods, have been held since the early 19th century. Before long, entertainments were added to the educational focus of the early fairs.


Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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Breaking ground for renovation, Strong Public School, ca. 1996

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - National Blue Ribbon School

National Blue Ribbon School Breaking ground for renovation, Strong Public School, ca. 1996Conducting the ceremonial ground breaking at the…

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Hallowell Fireman's Ribbons For Musters

Historic Hallowell - The Fireman's Musters in Hallowell

… Musters in Hallowell Hallowell Fireman's Ribbons For MustersItem Contributed byHubbard Free Library Musters were a popular firemen's event…

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Thomaston Cavalry Banner

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: The Funeral

On November 2nd Dunton recorded charges for several yards of black gauze, black silk, black ribbon, and black muslin.