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LC Subject Heading: Dresses

Historical Items

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Item 11543

Blue silk dress, ca. 1870

Contributed by: On loan from Pejepscot Historical Society through Brick Store Museum Date: circa 1870 Media: Silk

Item 11545

Brown print cotton dress, ca. 1830

Contributed by: On loan from the Pejepscot Historical Society through Brick Store Museum Date: circa 1830 Media: Cotton

Item 111591

Cotton day dress, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Media: cotton, wool, Bakelite

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.

Lesson Plan

The Fur Trade in Maine

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12, Postsecondary Content Area: Science & Engineering, Social Studies
This lesson presents an overview of the history of the fur trade in Maine with a focus on the 17th and 18th centuries, on how fashion influenced that trade, and how that trade impacted Indigenous peoples and the environment.