Search Results

Keywords: celebrations

Site Pages

These sites were created for each contributing partner or as part of collaborative community projects through Maine Memory. Learn about collaborative projects on MMN.


Site Page

Historic Hallowell - History Celebrated, Threatened and Preserved

History Celebrated, Threatened and Preserved West Side, Water Street, Hallowell, ca. 1900Hubbard Free Library Historic Hallowell, a book…

Site Page

Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 1 of 2

Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration by Ronald Pesha, Lubec Historical Society Lubec staged a grand celebration in 1911 observing the Town’s…

Site Page

Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 2 of 2

Lubec Post Office, Centennial celebration, 1911Item Contributed byLubec Memorial Library Stars and Stripes Throughout Lubec The recently constructed…

Site Page

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

… of dress at Maine Historical Society X Celebrating Maine Historical Society’s 200th anniversary (2022), Northern Threads considers the…

Site Page

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

… styling seen in outerwear modeled by Hollywood celebrities in late 1942 and 1943 is found in the four-piece ensemble comprised of a coordinated…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Boy at Bangor post Civil War parade, 1865

… about a parade in Bangor on July 4, 1865 that celebrated the end of the Civil War. As part of his description he drew illustrations of two…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrap & Sketch Book 2: 1864-1866

… slave who lived in Bangor, the 1865 July 4th celebration, the first hot air balloon in Bangor, dance, criminals and criminal activity in Bangor…

Site Page

John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 2 of 2

… descriptions and newspaper clippings about the celebrations in Bangor of the war's end capture the excitement of the Union victory, the actions of…

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - Children's Wear

Children's Wear View the Children's Clothing Slide Show For the second half of the 19th century children’s fashions mirrored adult styles.

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 2 of 2

1800-1830 Gown with leaf motif, ca. 1825Maine Historical Society As of 2020, the MHS collection includes no examples of 1820s colored cotton…

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 1 of 2

1800-1830 Lucia Wadsworth's "assembly dress," Portland, ca. 1799Maine Historical Society Slender cotton gown, Buckfield, ca.

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - Mid to Late Nineteenth Century

Mid to Late Nineteenth Century Until the development of fashion publications, people relied on letters from travelling friends, or returning…

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - Wrappers, Teagowns & At Home Dresses

Wrappers, Teagowns & At Home Dresses View the Wrappers, Tea Gowns & At Home Dresses Slide Show Wrapper is the traditional term used for the…

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - Mourning Clothing

Mourning Clothing View the Mourning Clothing Slide Show With the growth of the middle class, the custom of wearing black during periods of…

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - Mid Twentieth Century

Mid Twentieth Century Nylon dress with faux pearl buttons, ca. 1955Maine Historical Society There is little in the collection to tell of the…

Site Page

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

1900-1910 Sarah E. Thomas' silk foulard dress, ca.1905Maine Historical Society Many fashionable silk dresses from this period deteriorate…

Site Page

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

1900-1910 Margaret A. McGuire's wedding dress, Portland, 1909Maine Historical Society Detail of McGuire wedding dress X Gold…

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - 1900-1910 - Page 1 of 3

1900-1910 Ella May Clark's three-piece dress, Yarmouth, ca. 1901Maine Historical Society Of early 1900s contrasting fashions, one was defined…

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - Eighteenth Century - Page 2 of 3

Eighteenth Century Bright pink petticoat, ca. 1780Maine Historical Society A quilted petticoat of bright pink calamanco (polished wool) with…

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - Eighteenth Century - Page 3 of 3

Eighteenth Century During this period male dress also underwent change. A combination of the eighteenth century English taste for clothes suited to…

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - Eighteenth Century - Page 1 of 3

Eighteenth Century Revolutionary-era styled gownMaine Historical Society As of the year 2020, the earliest garments in the MHS collection…

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - Themed Image Galleries

Themed Image Galleries Queen City Flying Club Jacket, ca. 1930 Organizational Uniforms Image GalleryMaine Historical Society The greater part…

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - 1910-1920 - Page 2 of 2

1910-1920 Ester McDonald's dinner dress, ca. 1910Maine Historical Society Two lace dresses, one black and one white, provide further examples…

Site Page

Historic Clothing Collection - 1910-1920 - Page 1 of 2

1910-1920 Haskell silk wedding dress, Westbrook, ca. 1912Maine Historical Society Post 1910, further simplification was influenced by the…