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Item 14460

Grace Ware, Peter Mailhotte wedding photo, Bucksport, 1915

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: 1915-11-27 Location: Bucksport Media: Photographic print

Item 14675

Wedding dress, Orland, 1915

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: 1915 Location: Bucksport; Orland Media: Satin

Item 100238

George & Lura Crocker, Wedding, St. Albans, 1912

Contributed by: St. Albans Historical Society Date: 1912-12-04 Location: St. Albans Media: Photographic print


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A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.


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.


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.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John and Clara Martin wedding hack, Bangor, 1850

John and Clara Martin wedding hack, Bangor, 1850 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin…

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Historic Hallowell - Thomas Bond House

… and his wife Lucretia who moved in after their wedding in 1805. Thomas Bond graduated from Harvard College in 1801 and was the first graduate of…

My Maine Stories

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21st and 19th century technology and freelance photography
by Brendan Bullock

My work is a mash-up of cutting edge technology and 19th century chemistry techniques.


How Mom caught Dad
by Jane E. Woodman

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


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