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LC Subject Heading: Clothing & dress

Historical Items

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Item 48463

Woman with ruffled bonnet, ca. 1845

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1845 Media: Daguerreotype

Item 80673

Carl Shilling's suspenders, Byron, ca. 1970

Contributed by: Byron Historical Society Date: circa 1970 Location: Byron Media: Cotton, metal, elastic

Item 99002

Mourning bonnet, Presque Isle, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Location: Presque Isle Media: Cloth

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Bicentennial Lesson Plan

Primary Sources: Daily Life in 1820

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson plan will give students the opportunity to explore and analyze primary source documents from the years before, during, and immediately after Maine became the 23rd state in the Union. Through close looking at documents, objects, and art from Maine during and around 1820, students will ask questions and draw informed conclusions about life at the time of statehood.