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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators: Wabanakis & Summer Visitors on Mount Desert Island 1840s-1920s

… & Summer Visitors on Mount Desert Island 1840s-1920s Adapted from an exhibit at the Abbe Museum ; narrative text by exhibit curators Bunny McBride…

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Lincoln, Maine - Eastern Manufacturing Company, Lincoln, ca. 1920 - Page 1 of 2

… called the Eastern Manufacturing Company in the 1920s. In the bottom right of the photograph is a conveyor belt that put wood in a box car and…

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Lincoln, Maine - Lower West side of Main Street, Lincoln, ca. 1925

shows a variety of buildings and stores in the 1920s. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

In the late 1920s a severe early frost killed most of the orchards in the area and the apple shop was closed, but not before 50,000 barrels of apples…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1920-1930 - Page 1 of 3

… MHS collection straddle the war years and early 1920s. The first is a lavender and white striped sailor-collared cotton dress, probably worn by Mrs.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Learn More

… Rusticators on Maine's Mount Desert Island, 1840s-1920s, by Bunny McBride and Harald E. L. Prins, Downeast Press, 2009.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1920-1930 - Page 3 of 3

Lengthening skirts of the later 1920s are illustrated by a a red and gold metallic lace two-tiered dress from Bergdorf Goodman's (NY) with a longer…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Riverside Park and Arboretum

Recreation: A Lifetime Adventure, A History of the Presque Isle Recreation Program from the Late 1920s to 1982. 1983.City of Presque Isle website

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Guilford, Maine - SPORTS - Page 2 of 3

… byGuilford Historical Society In between the 1920s and 1940s the basketball team was not that great but they were okay.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Quarrying

… on Swan’s Island from the 1890s to the late 1920s when the depression took hold. At first there were small quarries along the ridges especially in…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Telephone communication

… for family use arrived on the island during the 1920s. Cables to the mainland were run first to Brooklin, then to Burnt Point, and lastly to Bass…

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Aerial Photography

… not a new medium, it was not until after the mid- 1920s when newspapers began to widely feature photographs.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs

… activities and to promote ethical business dealings. Maine led the eastern U.S. in the formation of BPW clubs for some six years in the 1920s.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1920-1930 - Page 2 of 3

… Historical Society Clothing of the early 1920s is characteristically loose with waists at hip level, and longish or just above ankle-length…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1930-1940 - Page 1 of 4

By the end of the 1920s, rayon had been improved and developed to make a wide range of pleasing and modest priced fabrics.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Icons & Influencers

Beginning in the 1920s, newspapers started featuring paparazzi-style candid photographs of cultural icons, including celebrities, politicians, and…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1930-1940 - Page 2 of 4

… of the American fashion industry in the 1920s, found opportunities in fashion fields such as designing, advertising, and journalism.

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Historic Clothing Collection - Outerwear 1900-1930

… trimming and long tasseled silk neck ties; and a 1920s short straight fur lined edge-to-edge coat of contemporary multicolored Chinese brocade.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 4 of 4

In the 1920s, the Pledge of Allegiance was introduced, and in the mid-century, all public schools were reciting the Pledge.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Eureka Hall, Stockholm

The hall was originally built in the early 1920s by the Odd Fellows and they operated it for ten years.

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John Bapst Memorial High School

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Ocean View Hotel

The Ocean View hotel was open throughout the 1920s but it was shut down during the Depression, along with many of the island's industries.

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Cary Memorial Library

… the Cary Memorial Library website[/url] In the 1920s library users began raising money for a permanent home.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Industry

Another plant was built in the early 1920s to make clothespins, peavey and pick-pole handles, whiffle-trees, snowshoes and perforated chair seats.