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Late 1880s Autograph Book of Bertha Clements of Waldo Center, Maine

I've been featuring the autograph book of Bertha Clements of Waldo Center, Maine on my blog Heirlooms Reunited for several posts now.  Most of the signers were from the Waldo, Maine area, though there is one from Whiting, Iowa, and another from Pictou, Nova Scotia.  The genealogy has taken me in all directions, as you can imagine.

 

To see a list of the signers and images of most of the…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on December 30, 2010 at 2:30pm — 6 Comments

1879 Sophomore Prize Declamations, Maine State College, Orono, Maine

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Folded program for 1879 Sophomore Prize Declamations at Maine State College, Orono, Maine. Outer card stock piece contains inner thin piece.



Maine State…
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Added by Pam Beveridge on October 20, 2010 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Tintype of Rachel D. Dresser, b. Bangor Maine abt 1848; married Meldon Nealley, Brewer

Reprint from Heirlooms Reunited at http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com




Tintype of a young girl identified on reverse as Rachel D. Dresser. The first name…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on October 13, 2010 at 7:31pm — No Comments

c. 1900 photo of Mr. Freese driving the Louis Moore Childs family of Norristown, Pennsylvania, to Katahdin Iron Works

From blog Heirlooms Reunited, at http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/


Here is a wonderful old photograph that I paid a pretty penny for, but I…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on October 7, 2010 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Photograph of Alice Wilder Morse

From the blog Heirlooms Reunited at http://www.heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com




Photograph of a middle-aged woman identified on reverse as Alice Wilder…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on October 6, 2010 at 2:56pm — No Comments

Photograph of Professor Edward Rush Ruggles of Vermont, Professor at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

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Photograph of Edward Rush Ruggles, a Professor of Languages at Dartmouth…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on October 6, 2010 at 1:37pm — No Comments

1860 Letter from US Treasury Official Richard Ela to Mrs. Morse at Concord, Massachusetts, re: lodging

Reprint from blog Heirlooms Reunited, September 30, 2010:




6 January 1860 letter from Richard Ela at…
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Added by Pam Beveridge on September 30, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Hanover 1817 House, Hanover, Maine; Genealogy of Ezra Smith, merchant of Topsham and Hanover, Maine

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1817 Hanover House, Hanover, Maine, Half Way Between Bethel and Rumford, U.S. Route 2, Telephone Rumford (Maine)…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on September 5, 2010 at 2:44pm — No Comments

1889 invoice from American Confectionery Company in Boston to T. Wyman & Son, Sebec, Maine

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1889 invoice from American Confectionery Company of No. 98 Canal Street, Boston, opposite Boston & Maine…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on September 5, 2010 at 10:11am — No Comments

1860s Snippet from Portland Transcript containing Portland shipping news and interesting enigma puzzle

Reprint of a post from the blog Heirlooms Reunited, at http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/


Found loose, a snippet cut from the Portland Transcript sometime from the 1860s or later [owing to a clue in the engima below], either by someone…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on September 4, 2010 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Handwritten Record of Family of Theophilus & Sarah (Rockwood) Hamlin of Augusta, Maine

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A Maine woman has graciously…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on August 31, 2010 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Cabinet Photo of an Elderly Ruth (Thorndike) McKellar of Spruce Head, Maine

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Wonderful cabinet photo of an elderly Ruth (Thorndike) McKellar, with an identification on reverse…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on August 26, 2010 at 11:53am — 4 Comments

Cabinet Photo John Roberts Edwards, b PA, lived UT and CA; married Barbara Etta Jackson, South Thomaston, Maine

This is a reprint of a blog post dated August 23, 2010 at the blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow, at http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/…





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Added by Pam Beveridge on August 24, 2010 at 1:09pm — No Comments

CDV of Willis Adams, no studio imprint, no locale, but possibly Willis Adams of Dixmont & South Thomaston, Maine

This is a reprint of a blog post at Heirlooms Reunited, which you can browse or follow at http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/…





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Added by Pam Beveridge on August 24, 2010 at 1:05pm — No Comments

Cabinet Photo of Franklin W. Wells & wife, North Anson, Maine

Reprint of post dated August 5, 2010 on my blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow, at http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/…







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Added by Pam Beveridge on August 5, 2010 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Ozias Bridgham, born Beddington Maine 1860, Ship Captain from Jonesboro, died at sea 1917



Photograph of Ozias Bridgham, who was born 1 July 1860, in Beddington, Maine, the son of Wilmot and Hannah Schoppee Bridgham. He died 26 October 1917, at sea. This photograph was taken by the Wurst studio, 180 Sixth Avenue, New York.…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on August 3, 2010 at 8:18pm — No Comments

1900 Photo of Maribeth Maria Jellison, Tenants Harbor, Maine, a student at Eastern State Normal School, Castine, Maine

This is a reprint of a post dated August 3, 2010, on my blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow at http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/…




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Added by Pam Beveridge on August 3, 2010 at 9:59am — 2 Comments

Cabinet Photo of Alice W. (Hall) Grant, b 1860, wife of Charles; Rockland, Maine area

This is a reprint of a post dated August 2, 2010, from my blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow at: http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/




Cabinet photo…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on August 2, 2010 at 7:59pm — No Comments

New Haven, Connecticut, Blue Laws, clipping in 1821 Vermont Register re-purposed as mini scrapbook

This is a reprint of a post dated August 2, 2010, on my blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow at: http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/




Interesting…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on August 2, 2010 at 6:29pm — No Comments

Visit the blog Heirlooms Reunited, which features orphan heirlooms, many of them from New England and the Maritimes

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