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2437Lobster Trap Head NeedleObject, ToolFishingUsed to knit the heads of lobster traps and to mend fishing nets. Made by Columbian Rope & Twine; Distributed by Manset Marine Supply Company12" x 1"
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Used to knit the heads of lobster traps and to mend fishing nets. Made by Columbian Rope & Twine; Distributed by Manset Marine Supply Company
2412Postal Uniform, shirt and Jacket, worn by Celia DunhamObject, ClothingGovernmentU.S. Postal Service uniform, shirt and jacket. Worn by Celia Dunham at the Southwest Harbor Post Office.Box 55
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U.S. Postal Service uniform, shirt and jacket. Worn by Celia Dunham at the Southwest Harbor Post Office.
2248Southwest Harbor sign.Object, SignGovernment
Places, Town, Southwest Harbor
Southwest Harbor sign, welcoming people to town, Top of Carroll's Hill on west side, Donor's note "This sign was commissioned by the selectmen around 1990. Built and installed by Alice Smith of Pretty Marsh. It was replaced by the sign that now is at the top of Carroll's Hill. I found the sign in the bushes behind the new sign. I took it to my storage shed so it would not degrade further in the woods."GS (Basement)51.5"x38.5"x2"
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Southwest Harbor sign, welcoming people to town, Top of Carroll's Hill on west side, Donor's note "This sign was commissioned by the selectmen around 1990. Built and installed by Alice Smith of Pretty Marsh. It was replaced by the sign that now is at the top of Carroll's Hill. I found the sign in the bushes behind the new sign. I took it to my storage shed so it would not degrade further in the woods."
2247Harborside Studio SignObject, SignBusinesses, StudioHarborside Studio business sign from Howe Higgins's studio at 86 Clark Point Road. Salvaged by donor when he renovated building for new owner Volkert Klaucke in 1991.GS (Basement)31"x7.5"x0.75"
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Harborside Studio business sign from Howe Higgins's studio at 86 Clark Point Road. Salvaged by donor when he renovated building for new owner Volkert Klaucke in 1991.
2235Hat BoxObject, Clothing, HatOther, HouseholdHat box. Round, cardboard. Dobbs, Fifth Avenue Hats, New York. Black with yellow printing including image of horse pulling a buggy containing hats on top. Hat collecting is common, with costs $50 and up.Box 5112" x 7" high
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Hat box. Round, cardboard. Dobbs, Fifth Avenue Hats, New York. Black with yellow printing including image of horse pulling a buggy containing hats on top. Hat collecting is common, with costs $50 and up.
2219Southwest Harbor Rhoades HousePublication, BrochureBusinesses, Lodging
Structures, Dwelling, House
Places, Town, Southwest Harbor
Story of the Rhoades House, built by Deacon Benjamin Dodge at Norwoods Cove, later owned by Dr. Charlotte Rhoades, then Mary Coates, then Town of Southwest Harbor.File: Rhoades Park7.5x5.5 in
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Story of the Rhoades House, built by Deacon Benjamin Dodge at Norwoods Cove, later owned by Dr. Charlotte Rhoades, then Mary Coates, then Town of Southwest Harbor.
2207Poster. Danny Harper and the Legends Band Live in Concert...Sunday, October 28, 2018Document, Advertising, PosterEventsPoster, Danny Harper and the Legends Band Live in Concert. Sunday, October 28, 2018 2 pm to 4 pm Manset Union Meeting House/Gleaners Hall. Admission by Donation, 50/50 Raffle, Refreshments served. Be sure to sign up for the free guitar giveaway! All proceeds benefit the Southwest Harbor Historical Society. File: SWH Hist. Soc. Programs11" x 17"
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Poster, Danny Harper and the Legends Band Live in Concert. Sunday, October 28, 2018 2 pm to 4 pm Manset Union Meeting House/Gleaners Hall. Admission by Donation, 50/50 Raffle, Refreshments served. Be sure to sign up for the free guitar giveaway! All proceeds benefit the Southwest Harbor Historical Society.
2205Chickadee trayObject, HouseholdOther, HouseholdChickadee tray. Metal tray with chickadee painting. Bronze colored back with label for "The Live Yankee, Southwest Harbor Maine," where it was bought.Box 4711" Round
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Chickadee tray. Metal tray with chickadee painting. Bronze colored back with label for "The Live Yankee, Southwest Harbor Maine," where it was bought.
2202Neiman-Marcus Catalog with Nelson Rockefeller Seal Harbor items for sale.Document, AdvertisingOther, HouseholdNeiman-Marcus Catalog with 11 pages of Nelson Rockefeller items from his Seal Harbor home. From the catalog: "In 1970, Nelson Rockefeller made available for Meiman-Marcus customers a limited number of the first catalog featuring reproductions of The Nelson Rockefeller Collection. Never before have the treasures from so important a private collection been offered to the public in reproductions of such quality and beauty. This full-color catalog includes prices. 1970."File: Rockefeller
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Neiman-Marcus Catalog with 11 pages of Nelson Rockefeller items from his Seal Harbor home. From the catalog: "In 1970, Nelson Rockefeller made available for Meiman-Marcus customers a limited number of the first catalog featuring reproductions of The Nelson Rockefeller Collection. Never before have the treasures from so important a private collection been offered to the public in reproductions of such quality and beauty. This full-color catalog includes prices. 1970." [show more]
2201Annabelle's Seawall Dining Room MagnetDocument, AdvertisingBusinesses, RestaurantMagnet Business card. Annabelle's Seawall Dining Room, 566 Seawall Rd., Manset Maine 04679, Dark blue with white lettering. (207) 244-3020. Restaurant owned by Annabelle Robbins.File: Seawall Dining Room3 1/4" x 2"
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Magnet Business card. Annabelle's Seawall Dining Room, 566 Seawall Rd., Manset Maine 04679, Dark blue with white lettering. (207) 244-3020. Restaurant owned by Annabelle Robbins.
2200Moxie drinking glassObject, AdvertisingOther, HouseholdDrinking glass, clear. Branded "Moxie." Also molded into glass "Licensed only for serving MOXIE." Box 474 tall x 3 diameter
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Drinking glass, clear. Branded "Moxie." Also molded into glass "Licensed only for serving MOXIE."
2199Sewing Machine button holer.Object, HouseholdOther, HouseholdButton Hole attachment for Singer Sewing Machine. Goes with Item number 2198. Has sample cloth of sizes of holes. Green plastic case.Box 4711" x 5" oval
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Button Hole attachment for Singer Sewing Machine. Goes with Item number 2198. Has sample cloth of sizes of holes. Green plastic case.
2198Portable Singer Sewing machineObject, HouseholdOther, HouseholdPortable Singer. Sewing Machine. In black case. Motor catalog # 3-120. Purchased by Mrs. Barbara Dolliver Coombs from J.C. Penney in 1949, when she was living in Southwest Harbor and used to make many family clothes. Notes from donor, Brenda Coombs Albers, her daughter.Box 4613" wide, 8 1/4" deep x 12" high
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Portable Singer. Sewing Machine. In black case. Motor catalog # 3-120. Purchased by Mrs. Barbara Dolliver Coombs from J.C. Penney in 1949, when she was living in Southwest Harbor and used to make many family clothes. Notes from donor, Brenda Coombs Albers, her daughter.
2197Communion wine or juice serving trays with glass or plastic cups. (3)Object, ReligiousReligious itemsCommunion wine or juice service trays with 40 places for glass or plastic cups. Items in the Manset Union Church. One cover with vertical cross on top.Box 48, Box 4912"
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Communion wine or juice service trays with 40 places for glass or plastic cups. Items in the Manset Union Church. One cover with vertical cross on top.
2196Platters, silver. 2Object, ReligiousReligious itemsPlatters, sliver (2), part of communion items in Manset Union Church.Box 4910"
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Platters, sliver (2), part of communion items in Manset Union Church.
2194ChaliceObject, ReligiousReligious itemsChalice. Silver. In Manset ChurchBox 496" x 3 1/4" round
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Chalice. Silver. In Manset Church
2190"China Cap" strainer.Object, Tool, CulinaryOther, Culinary"China Cap" strainer or Chinoise. For eliminating seeds and skins from fruit or vegetables. Precedes the food mill. Conical shape, metal with wood pestle. Also called a sieve or colander. Owned by Susie Carter Hutchins (1908 - 1994) and then Meredith Rich Hutchins (1939-2016).Box 503-legged stand 9". Conical Strainer 9". Wood pestle 11".
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"China Cap" strainer or Chinoise. For eliminating seeds and skins from fruit or vegetables. Precedes the food mill. Conical shape, metal with wood pestle. Also called a sieve or colander. Owned by Susie Carter Hutchins (1908 - 1994) and then Meredith Rich Hutchins (1939-2016).
2189Ice cutting peavey or pusherObject, ToolBusinesses, Ice HarvestingIce cutting peavey for directing blocks of pond-cut ice where desired. Metal picks with broken wood handleGeneral Storage (Archives shelves bottom)34"
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Ice cutting peavey for directing blocks of pond-cut ice where desired. Metal picks with broken wood handle
2188Wood working viceObject, ToolBusinesses, BoatbuilderWood working vice. Scribed into one arm: Steinway & Sons.General Storage (Archives shelves bottom)26" x 20"
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Wood working vice. Scribed into one arm: Steinway & Sons.
2187Wood working viceObject, ToolBusinesses, BoatbuilderWood working viceGeneral Storage (Archives shelves bottom)26" x 18"
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Wood working vice
2186Ship's port/starboard combination bow lanternObjectVessel, ToolsShip's port/starboard combination bow lantern. Late 1800s to early 1900s. Galvanized, handle on chimney, hanging bracket on back door. Red glass panel 4" x 4 1/2". green glass panel 4" x 4 1/2" with crack and missing piece about one inch long. Clear bullseye lens 2 1/2" diameter at front. Dietz Convex brass kerosene tank 2 1/4" round x 2 1/2" high, wick included. Overall dimensions 7 3/4" high, base 7 1/4" x 4 1/2." Been in Burnham house, 374 Seawall Road for generations.Box 407 3/4" high, 7 1/4" x 4 1/2" base
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Ship's port/starboard combination bow lantern. Late 1800s to early 1900s. Galvanized, handle on chimney, hanging bracket on back door. Red glass panel 4" x 4 1/2". green glass panel 4" x 4 1/2" with crack and missing piece about one inch long. Clear bullseye lens 2 1/2" diameter at front. Dietz Convex brass kerosene tank 2 1/4" round x 2 1/2" high, wick included. Overall dimensions 7 3/4" high, base 7 1/4" x 4 1/2." Been in Burnham house, 374 Seawall Road for generations. [show more]
2185Ice saw handleObject, ToolBusinesses, Ice HarvestingIce saw handleGeneral Storage (Archives shelves bottom)20" x 16" wide handle
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Ice saw handle
2183Boat water bailing scoopObject, BoatBusinesses, FisheryScoop for bailing water from a boat. Wood handle, tin scoop.Box 4014" x 3" x 7" wide
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Scoop for bailing water from a boat. Wood handle, tin scoop.
2182"Sad" IronObject, ToolOther, Household"Sad Iron for ironing clothBox 406" x 6" x 5 1/2" high
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"Sad Iron for ironing cloth
2181Hatchet/ ice block shaperObject, ToolBusinesses, Ice HarvestingHatchet/ice block shaper. Wood handle.General Storage (Archives shelving bottom)12 1/2" x 9
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Hatchet/ice block shaper. Wood handle.