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Historic Clothing Collection - Men's Wear

… coats, and importantly, a group of high quality mid-twentieth century suits, which constitute a significant feature of the overall MHS collection.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 0-46

… Part 1, to page 46 The section includes the Constitution of the organization, information about Acadian Hall, Wasgatts Quartet, a list of members…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 133-end

He also includes another Constitution of the "Scientific School," dated 1860. He also information about or profiles and images of: Leighton George…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Civil War era soldier's garb, ca. 1866

… this illustration of "What a million of men found constituted a soldier from 1861-1866." Starting on page 114 of the book, Martin described in…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma

… courthouse in Portland to write a new Maine constitution. Because Republicans had generally led the push for separation while Federalists had…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - George Melvin Weston, Bangor, ca. 1867

… States have conformed to the requirements of the constitution & should be admitted." Martin, a Bangor accountant, shopkeeper, and Republican…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The American Revolution and Early Attempts at Separation - Page 2 of 2

Additionally, as the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia completed its rewriting of the U.S. Constitution, local papers dedicated its…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "A Society Lady of 1889," Bangor

Martin wrote, "The above Lady shows what constitutes a Society lady of the present day. The material for dress in this case is not costly but shows…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Design for rustic fence, gate, Bangor, 1867

… and convenient a mans house barn and gates should constitute three, well the fourth, his cellar the fifth his grounds the sixth, the passage to a…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Mexico - Page 1 of 3

… the chosen delegate to represent the town at the Constitutional Convention held in Portland to form the Constitution for the new State of Maine.

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Nylander Museum

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Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

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Historic Hallowell - Child Labor

In 1924 Congress presented an amendment to the constitution to stop child labor, but some states did not agree.

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Historic Hallowell - This won't hurt a bit!

This constituted one of the first field trials of a vaccine not only in the United States, but in the world, and the results Vaughan forwarded to…

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - People

… 1775-1861: Farmington's delegate to Maine's first Constitutional Convention, representative in the Maine Senate, President of Maine's Senate…

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Seal Cove Auto Museum

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Lubec Landmarks

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 2 of 4

As a delegate to the Federal constitutional convention in Philadelphia, he served on a subcommittee that prepared the final draft of the U.S.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox

… and later Secretary of War under the Constitution. Several biographies deal with these parts of his life in detail.

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Acadia National Park

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Northeast Historic Film

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Southwest Harbor Public Library

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 2 of 3

A drafter of the Maine Constitution, King consulted Thomas Jefferson for guidance in its preparation.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - After the War: The First Victory for Separationists

… Brunswick later that month to draw up a new Maine constitution. If it did not, delegates would meet in Brunswick to develop a strategy to move…