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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Women in Colonial Economies - Page 2 of 4

Colonists drew on family wealth in order to invest, and familial bonds undergirded business partnerships.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… its earliest settlement the town has maintained ties of family, friendship and commerce with New Brunswick.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - About Us

… the topics needed to be specific to Islesboro and tied with current events (a link between past and present).

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

… on the Church Block that are still there are women's faces cast into the iron columns. Haley bill for Church Block, Bath, 1886Item Contributed…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Merchants' Row

They often featured women on their advertisements such as Davis Hatch's business card of 1880. Business owners also advertised by placing large signs…

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Lubec, Maine - Building the Roosevelt Bridge to Campobello - Page 1 of 3

… a working ribbon of steel and concrete intimately tying two communities in two nations into a single working relationship.

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

… wool fabric robe with padded shoulders, and side tie closure features luxurious magenta satin lapels, cuffs, and lining relieved by a horizontal…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1870-1890 - Page 4 of 4

… were separate items such as half cage crinolines, tied on at the waist, while others were fixed to the skirt.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1950-1960 - Page 3 of 4

Then there were individuals who opted for conservative versions of current fashions, as seen in a simple below knee rib rayon princess-line dress…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1960-1970 - Page 1 of 3

… of home embroidered and patched blue jeans, tie dyed T-shirts, message T-shirts, pants for women, cheap flowing Indian print skirts and caftans…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Outerwear 1900-1930

… down the front, and long silk ribbon neck ties; a 1902-1903 dark red wool three-quarter length astrakhan collared cape embellished with a stylized…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Historical Society The junction at Strong was tied-up for some time when engine #20 from the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes jumped the rails of…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Railroad

… Historical Society The junction at Strong was tied-up for some time when engine #20 from the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes jumped the rails of…

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

… and flounced hem skirt with an inner waist tie labeled "S.E. Thomas, Portland." Two more pouched bodice gowns, one silk and one cotton, feature the…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1940-1950 - Page 2 of 3

… sash with an outsize (oversized) bow and long ties at one side. A label inside the waist reads "Bonwit Teller New York Trainer-Norell." Norman…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1950-1960 - Page 4 of 4

Last in this group, a structured black rayon taffeta theater coat associated with Marion Johnson is high waisted, featuring a dramatic wide spreading…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Railroad

… for smaller engines, with less expensive rails, ties, and spikes. Click for Railroad Photos The new railroad had an immediate and profound…

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Mercy Hospital - People of Mercy - Page 1 of 2

… only their contributions to Mercy, but also the ties that the hospital has to communities across the region.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield's Church on the Hill

Easter Sunrise Services began at 6:00 a.m. on the bank of the "Church on the Hill." The grass was hardly growing in the cold, spring air.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - V. Changing times: the Swan’s Island Ferry

Many of the old ties have been broken as the generation that remembers "the old days" passes on. The island is not the same now as it was twenty…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

… residents almost always have community ties in the next village. With so many bridges to join them together, New Portland is a singular town, with…

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

… the Maine Central Railroad came into the city and tied Bangor to other parts of the country. The Bangor and Aroostook Railroad soon followed.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Soldiers Of The Civil War

He was enlisted with the Maine’s 1st Cavalry on September 3, 1862. He was discharged on June 15,1865. Sadly he died on May 1866. He is now buried in

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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