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Historic Clothing Collection - Mid Twentieth Century

The mid twentieth century (1950-1980) clothing at Maine Historical Society is but a small fraction of the Society's overall garment holdings, which…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Early Twentieth Century

Early Twentieth Century Embellished velvet and silk gown, ca. 1895Maine Historical Society Lewiston's Mary King Scrimgeour's small, but…

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Surry by the Bay - Late Twentieth Century

Late Twentieth Century Scenic view of Patten Bay, Surry, ca. 1960Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society Changes By 1950, Surry's…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

Early Twentieth Century Daily Living During the Jazz Age of 1920s, Surry had some specialized schools, including a dancing school and a singing…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Twentieth-Century Community Life

Twentieth-Century Community Life Bar Harbor and Bar Island, ca. 1930 Bar Harbor, as it appeared in 1930.Item Contributed byMaine Historical…

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Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters

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

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Architecture & Landscape database - Maine Architectural Renderings

By the early twentieth century, several Maine architects relied on professional delineators for their renderings.

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 3 of 5

… on March 3, 1906, and stayed well on through the twentieth century as a major landmark in Guilford. It was a small hotel and contained three small…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Educating Blue Hill

… classes for girls developed later in the twentieth century. There was also a bookkeeping course which many people today want re-added to the…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Project Home

The project documents European settlement of northern New England, specifically coastal and interior Maine, land distribution, and conflicts before…

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Blue Hill, Maine - In Search of the Rustic Life

In the early twentieth century, a golf course was established on Parker Point where a club house was later built in 1912.

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

Maine Experience (2017), Fashionable Maine: early twentieth century clothing (2016), and Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In: Adornment and…

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

… extensive acquisition of late nineteenth to mid-twentieth century dress acquired from Westbrook College in 1993, as well as more recent individual…

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 3 of 4

During the early years of the twentieth century, upscale cottages were built along the shore. In 1913, Josiah Newton Davidson, a Pittsburgh banker…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Wabanaki Agency in the Proprietor Records - Page 2 of 5

… and receive one Peck of Corn on every five and twentieth day of December for a due Acknowledgment forever.” These recorded “acknowledgments” are…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

Early Twentieth-Century Ups and Downs By 1900 Bath’s population had surpassed the 10,000 mark, a figure that would decrease by 1910 and then increase…

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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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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Partners

… Project (MCHP), a partnership between the Maine Historical Society and Maine State Library, is an innovative program that promotes collaboration…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Resources

L., Jr., 1995, “A Summary History of Bath, Maine 1850 to 1990.” Bath, Maine: Core Committee of the Comprehensive Plan for Bath, 1995.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor Site Resources

Print. Pullen, John J. The Twentieth Maine: a volunteer regiment in the Civil War. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1957. Print. Reilly, Wayne E.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Welcome

… A year-long learning experience that has led to the creation of many exhibits on the Maine Memory Network to tell the story of Downtown Bath.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Railroad Station

… and freight depot for eighteen years until Maine Central Railroad (MCRR) shut down its passenger service in 1959.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Lincoln Block

… was William King, also the first governor of Maine. A customs collector has an office at a frontier where the customs duty on imports is collected…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Project Overview

… eight schools in the state to participate in the Maine Community Heritage Project. Over the summer, the team met a number of times to begin…