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Historical Items

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Item 10098

Henry Knox wardrobe, Thomaston, ca. 1790

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum Date: 1790 Location: Thomaston Media: Mahogany primary, pine and cedar seconday woods

Item 10533

Henry Knox to Benjamin Frothingham, January 16, 1797

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1797-01-16 Location: Thomaston Media: Ink on paper

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Item 99480

Sophomore Lab Class, Farmington State Normal School 1943-44

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: circa 1943 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

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Item 63334

205-207 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Joseph S. Bernstein Use: Print Shop & Store

Exhibits

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Fashionable Maine: early twentieth century clothing

Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.