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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Allies & Allegiance: Military comradery at the Centennial, 1920

In many ways, WWI introduced the United States as a world power, and military demonstrations solidified its new role.

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Historic Clothing Collection - Men's Wear

… wear collection at Maine Historical Society, military uniforms notwithstanding. The collection includes, a number of vests, an assortment of early…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Northern Threads: Two centuries of dress at Maine Historical Society - Page 3 of 3

It includes garments, military uniforms and accessories, organized into themed vignettes. The in-person physical exhibition of Northern Threads Part…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

Besides those in the military service, many were working in the shipyards in South Portland, Bath and Connecticut.

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Surry by the Bay - Broadway by the Bay

… just returned from three years of service in the military. Playhouse Program, Surry, 1929Surry Historical Society The new reincarnation of…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Northern Threads: Two centuries of dress at Maine Historical Society - Page 1 of 3

… collection into three categories: garments, military uniforms, and accessories. The garment portion, about 3,000 pieces, encompasses clothing for…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1940-1950 - Page 1 of 3

… limited because production was prioritized for military purposes. Bates Mill in Lewiston produced vast quantities of textiles for war purposes…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Mid Twentieth Century

The exception being Korean and Vietnam War-era military uniforms, which are well represented at MHS.

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

… in southern states (originally developed for military purposes) were quickly adapted for rayon production.

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Historic Clothing Collection - The Maine Historical Society Historic Dress Collection - Page 1 of 2

… with some children’s and male items, including military uniforms. In 2018, support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Museums…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Northern Threads: Two centuries of dress at Maine Historical Society - Page 2 of 3

… clothing associated with specific communities, or military uniforms. In response, MHS broadened our collection vocabulary to include historic…

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Tate House Museum

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

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Surry by the Bay - Resources

Resources BOOKS Bonsey, Osmond C. Surry, Maine: An informal History, Surry Historical Society, 2003. Jellison, Connee.

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Surry by the Bay - Early Settlement

Early Settlement Copy of Surry and Ellsworth map, ca. 1880Maine Historical Society Border Dispute Originally, Surry extended to the Union…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Today

Surry Today Home to about 1,300 residents, Surry today is a vibrant town boasting an active, creative, and diverse citizenry, many of whom are…

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Surry by the Bay - Weathervane Dispute

Weathervane Dispute New Surry Grammar School, 1952Surry Historical Society Text by Lynn Bonsey Images contributed by Surry Historical Society…

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Surry by the Bay - Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge

Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge Text by Bryan McLellan Images contributed by Wilbur and Marjorie Saunders through the Surry Historical Society From the…

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

Nineteenth Century 'Melissa Trask,' 1884Maine Historical Society Shipbuilding Seafaring enterprises played a major role in Surry's economy…

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Surry by the Bay - Welcome

Welcome Come to SurrySurry Historical Society Welcome to the Hancock County coastal community of Surry.

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Surry by the Bay - Late Twentieth Century

Late Twentieth Century Scenic view of Patten Bay, Surry, ca. 1960Surry Historical Society Changes By 1950, Surry's population had dropped to…

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Surry by the Bay - Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property

Phebe Fowler: A Woman of Property Text by Steve Collier and Sandy Collier Images contributed by Susan Paquette through the Surry Historical Society…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Village School

Surry Village School Text by Lynn Bonsey, with sections adapted from Surry, Maine: An informal History by Osmond C.

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Surry by the Bay - About The Project

About The Project Our team is comprised of Surry Elementary School, the Surry Historical Society, and several Surry residents.

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Surry by the Bay - History of Surry

History of Surry Surry Historical Society Text written by Lynn Bonsey, with sections adapted from Surry, Maine: An informal History by Osmond…