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Historic Clothing Collection - Outerwear 1870 to 1900

Outerwear 1870 to 1900 Day jacket, ca. 1880Maine Historical Society Dolman sleeved mantles suitable to wear with large skirts or bustles…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Outerwear 1900-1930

Outerwear 1900-1930 Astrakhan collared cape, ca. 1903Maine Historical Society The domestic industry’s now prolific silk fabric production made…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1890-1900 - Page 3 of 3

1890-1900 Green wool dress with red satin and black braid details, ca. 1900Maine Historical Society By about 1898, the sleeve had deflated…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1890-1900 - Page 1 of 3

1890-1900 Adela Adams' silk faille ensamble, Portland, ca.1900Maine Historical Society The 1890s are defined by plain skirts, the rapid rise…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1900-1910 - Page 3 of 3

1900-1910 Margaret A. McGuire's wedding dress, Portland, 1909Maine Historical Society Detail of McGuire wedding dress X Gold…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1900-1910 - Page 2 of 3

1900-1910 Sarah E. Thomas' silk foulard dress, ca.1905Maine Historical Society Many fashionable silk dresses from this period deteriorate…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1900-1910 - Page 1 of 3

1900-1910 Ella May Clark's three-piece dress, Yarmouth, ca. 1901Maine Historical Society Of early 1900s contrasting fashions, one was defined…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1890-1900 - Page 2 of 3

1890-1900 Jessie Carter's wedding dress, Bath, ca. 1896Maine Historical Society Bedecked with wide satin ribbons, Myra Bradeen Philpot’s…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 2 of 2

… of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) Pew payment receipt, Biddeford, 1806, 1807, 1810Biddeford Historical Society By 1880…

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Lincoln, Maine - Asa Griffin, Lincoln, ca. 1900

Asa Griffin, Lincoln, ca. 1900 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description Asa Griffin is shown with a horse and carriage in…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 1 of 2

… of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) Union & Journal (Biddeford, Me.), 24 June 1864 X After the war ended both the business and…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Presque Isle Memorials 1900

Presque Isle Memorials 1900 Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society Description Photo of interior of Presque Isle Memorials.

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Lincoln, Maine - Horse and Wagon, Lincoln, ca. 1900

Horse and Wagon, Lincoln, ca. 1900 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description Two men with a horse and wagon in Lincoln.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 1 of 3

… the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) Main Street, Biddeford, 1909McArthur Public Library At the turn of the century…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 2 of 3

… the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) Construction of the new Bradbury Bridge, Biddeford, 1921McArthur Public Library…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 3 of 3

… the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) Staff of Biddeford High School Olympian, 1924McArthur Public Library During…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Farmington Social Library, Regulations, ca. 1900

Farmington Social Library, Regulations, ca. 1900 Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description A bookplate lists the regulations…

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Lincoln, Maine - Lincoln Center Baptist Church, Lincoln, ca. 1900

Lincoln Center Baptist Church, Lincoln, ca. 1900 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description The first clergyman associated with…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - E. S. Dingley Corn Shop crew and huskers, Farmington Falls, ca. 1900

1900 Contributed by Farmington Historical Society Description Women and men are husking corn under the shed roof at the E.S.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - The Colony Continues to Grow, 1874 - 1900

The Colony Continues to Grow, 1874 - 1900 In 1874 state aid was prematurely cut off from the colony of New Sweden causing a group of newspapermen to…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding During and after the Civil War - 1861 to 1900

… During and after the Civil War - 1861 to 1900 Only the gunboat “Kennebec,” built by John Hilt, was launched in Thomaston during 1861 to serve in…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Dancing Fraternity, City of Bangor, 1868

Dancing Fraternity, City of Bangor, 1868 John Martin: "Terpsichorian of the Old School" John Martin, Bangor, ca.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 1, pages 000-26

Part 1, pages 000-26 Martin begin his Scrap & Sketch Book with information about the Bangor House and Franklin House, and his theme throughout much…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 139-194

Intro: pages 139-194   Part 3, pages 139-194 Approximately 1840-1844 John Martin, still a teenager in the experiences he recollected, already…