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Historic Clothing Collection - 1870-1890 - Page 3 of 4

The garment is trimmed throughout with colorful hand embroidered floral sprays and a deep chenille bobble fringe edges the sleeves and basque.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 1 of 4

There is no quick way to harvest clams; only hand tools or hands are allowed by the state. The process of harvesting clams hasn’t changed over the…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Buttons

Some white, some brown, some colorful- many shapes, many sizes, many colors. Made of vegetable ivory, bakelite, wood, metal, hard rubber, horn…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Eighteenth Century - Page 1 of 3

The textile’s darkish color and heavy figured pattern are characteristic of the earlier part of the century.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Church Block

Only a single hand colored photograph remains to document the Universalist Church. Oliver Moses rented the upstairs of the Church Block to a…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 3 of 4

… his traps, each lobsterman has his own buoy colors and markings. Sometimes traps are strung together and marked by a single buoy; this is called a…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

… lieutenant of Company C, Sixth United States Colored Troops. He served for three months and was then honorably discharged.

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Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

The Catholic Church with its bright symbols and colorful rituals held the attention of the native people and they came to love the faithful Father…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

… Church because of its unique chocolate brown color that covers the caramel it was originally before being painted white.

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Guilford, Maine - BUILDINGS - Page 4 of 5

… of art teacher Mary Lightbody, drew and water-colored images of the old building. Notecards were made from the originals and given to people who…

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Pejepscot Historical Society

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

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Lubec, Maine - Canning Sardines in Lubec: Technology, the Syndicate and Labor

in New York City published this version with color applied. The 1900 Report gives details on this step, allowing some understanding of the engraving.