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1125
  • 120
Entrance/Parking Sign
  • Object, Sign
  • Businesses, Market
Sign: Entrance/Parking. 6' x 12"
  • GS (Basement)
  • 6" x 12"
Description:
Sign: Entrance/Parking. 6' x 12"
2013"To My Sweetheart" Embroidery Postcard
  • Image, Photograph, Picture Postcard
  • Other, Household Items
This unused postcard features an embroidered cloth on the front that reads "To My Sweetheart" in blue, decorated with pink flowers and a gold border.
  • Box 30
Description:
This unused postcard features an embroidered cloth on the front that reads "To My Sweetheart" in blue, decorated with pink flowers and a gold border.
2190"China Cap" strainer.
  • Object, Food Separating Tool, Kitchen Strainer
  • Other, Household Items
"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 50
  • 3-legged stand 9". Conical Strainer 9". Wood pestle 11".
Description:
"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).
1175
  • 168
Boston Post Cane
  • Object, Walking Stick, Cane
  • Object, Other Object
  • People
Boston Post cane. Replica of original, which is at Town Office. Second replica usually in use (loan for life) by the recipient, the town's oldest citizen. All canes are property of the Town of Southwest Harbor. Recipients have included Jacob Schoppy Mayo 1818-1912 [See SWPL 14165], Elizabeth Thurston King 1905-2009, Mary Orcutt Harkins 1919- . At present recipiant asked not to have cane at her house. Both replicas at Historical Society in 2018.
  • Box 23
Description:
Boston Post cane. Replica of original, which is at Town Office. Second replica usually in use (loan for life) by the recipient, the town's oldest citizen. All canes are property of the Town of Southwest Harbor. Recipients have included Jacob Schoppy Mayo 1818-1912 [See SWPL 14165], Elizabeth Thurston King 1905-2009, Mary Orcutt Harkins 1919- . At present recipiant asked not to have cane at her house. Both replicas at Historical Society in 2018. [show more]
1509
  • 452
Desk set belonging to Francis E. "Mickey" Fahey
  • Object, Writing, Desk Set
  • Other, Household Items
In possession of his son Charles Francis Fahey when he died. Six pieces: tray, jar with lid, two dishes, and a memo holder. Belonged to Mickey when he was Field Director of the American Red Cross in Europe during World War II. handmade by M. Willig, in Freising, Bavaria. See sheet in box for further info.
  • Box 04
Description:
In possession of his son Charles Francis Fahey when he died. Six pieces: tray, jar with lid, two dishes, and a memo holder. Belonged to Mickey when he was Field Director of the American Red Cross in Europe during World War II. handmade by M. Willig, in Freising, Bavaria. See sheet in box for further info.
2030Pemetic High School Junior Varsity Cheerleaders
  • Image, Photograph
  • Organizations, School Institution, Athletic Team
  • People
Formal squad photograph of the Pemetic High School junior varsity cheerleaders. In the front row (left to right) are Cynthia Carroll, Gail Perkins, Wilma Hamblen, Margaret Reed, and Allison Thatcher. The back row includes Pauline and Juanita Dunbar.
  • Box 21
Description:
Formal squad photograph of the Pemetic High School junior varsity cheerleaders. In the front row (left to right) are Cynthia Carroll, Gail Perkins, Wilma Hamblen, Margaret Reed, and Allison Thatcher. The back row includes Pauline and Juanita Dunbar.
1748
  • 665
Pemetic High School Basketball Team, February 1948
  • Image, Photograph
  • Organizations, School Institution, Athletic Team
  • People
Photograph of the Eastern Maine Champion Pemetic High School basketball team, Southwest Harbor, Maine, from 1947-48. Pictured are: Donald Reed, Buster Trask, Dick Allen, Arthur Moore, Billy Searls, Charlie Fahey, Vance Frost, Bud Kenney, Shirley Kelley, Lawrence Sinclair, Melvin Phillips, and coach Harry P. Hayes.
  • File: Basketball
  • 5"x7"
Description:
Photograph of the Eastern Maine Champion Pemetic High School basketball team, Southwest Harbor, Maine, from 1947-48. Pictured are: Donald Reed, Buster Trask, Dick Allen, Arthur Moore, Billy Searls, Charlie Fahey, Vance Frost, Bud Kenney, Shirley Kelley, Lawrence Sinclair, Melvin Phillips, and coach Harry P. Hayes.
2028CCC Men with Truck Photograph, c. 1933-1942
  • Image, Photograph
  • People
  • Transportation, Truck
A group of men, many in CCC uniforms, pose together around and inside the back of a covered truck bed.
  • Binder - CCC
Description:
A group of men, many in CCC uniforms, pose together around and inside the back of a covered truck bed.
2006"Stanley Fisheries As I Remember" by Linwood A. Ginn, 1947-1952
  • Publication, Literary, Memoir
  • Businesses, Fishery Business
  • Structures, Transportation, Marine Landing, Wharf
This 12-page handwritten document describes Stanley Fisheries, a fish wharf in Manset, Maine. Ginn provides a physical description of the wharf and discusses what it was like to work there from 1947-1952. Mentions: Bill Skaroff Al Cockcroft John Noyes Oliver Robinson Morton Harper Wilbert Terry Peter Stanley Ray Billings Richard Noyes Earl Sargent Jack Newman John Ward Hollis Richardson Everett S. Torrey Percy Torrey John Renolds Jr. Clara Richardson Ed Farley Bruce Ramsdell Gunner Christersen Joe Reynolds John Reynolds Sr. Les Morrill Charles Smiley Lou Damon Tommy Spurling Roy Bulger Everett Stanley Perry Lawson Mac Stanley Chet Stanley Warren Stanley Ralph Ramsdell Everett Parker Lawrence Newman Peter T. Benson Louis Reynolds Derby Stanley Earl Boomer H. R. Beal John Dunbar Connie Farley Kelsey Farley Franklin Ward Chester Gott Frank Smith
  • Box 17
Description:
This 12-page handwritten document describes Stanley Fisheries, a fish wharf in Manset, Maine. Ginn provides a physical description of the wharf and discusses what it was like to work there from 1947-1952. Mentions: Bill Skaroff Al Cockcroft John Noyes Oliver Robinson Morton Harper Wilbert Terry Peter Stanley Ray Billings Richard Noyes Earl Sargent Jack Newman John Ward Hollis Richardson Everett S. Torrey Percy Torrey John Renolds Jr. Clara Richardson Ed Farley Bruce Ramsdell Gunner Christersen Joe Reynolds John Reynolds Sr. Les Morrill Charles Smiley Lou Damon Tommy Spurling Roy Bulger Everett Stanley Perry Lawson Mac Stanley Chet Stanley Warren Stanley Ralph Ramsdell Everett Parker Lawrence Newman Peter T. Benson Louis Reynolds Derby Stanley Earl Boomer H. R. Beal John Dunbar Connie Farley Kelsey Farley Franklin Ward Chester Gott Frank Smith [show more]
2490Chair from Stanley Funeral Home
  • Object, Furnishings, Chair
  • Businesses, Other Business
  • Object, Other Object
Wooden folding chairs (2) that are inscribed with "Stanley Funeral Home" on the underneath of seat. Location of business was on Main Street, Southwest Harbor, owned by Carlton Stanley. (?) Dates operated (?)
  • G.S. (basement)
Description:
Wooden folding chairs (2) that are inscribed with "Stanley Funeral Home" on the underneath of seat. Location of business was on Main Street, Southwest Harbor, owned by Carlton Stanley. (?) Dates operated (?)
2248Southwest Harbor sign.
  • Object, Sign
  • Places, Town
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"
Description:
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."
1491
  • 442.1
World War I Army Uniform
  • Object, Clothing, Uniform
  • Organizations, Military, US Army
  • People
Raymond L. Frost World War I Material. Army Uniform, includes binoculars & helmet. Corporal, 303 Field Artillery.
  • Box 29
Description:
Raymond L. Frost World War I Material. Army Uniform, includes binoculars & helmet. Corporal, 303 Field Artillery.
2001Independent Order of Oddfellows Official Certificate, February 7, 1936
  • Document, Certificate
  • Organizations, Civic, Fraternal
Independent Order of Oddfellows certificate certifying that Mabel I. Harwood paid $1 to the Rowena Rebekah Lodge No. 91. Signed by Flava Philips.
  • Box 09
Description:
Independent Order of Oddfellows certificate certifying that Mabel I. Harwood paid $1 to the Rowena Rebekah Lodge No. 91. Signed by Flava Philips.
1803
  • 720
Horse Trough Photos
  • Image, Photograph, Positive
  • Events
  • Object, Animal Waterer, Watering Trough
Horse Trough photos of dedication, recognition, 9/14/2016. Front: Gordon "Bunny" Roberts, Janice Roberts, Henryetta Ponczek, Bernie Mauger, John Burnham, Karen Craig; Rear: Warren Worcester,Phil Whitney, Patty Pinkham,Lynne Birlem, Kathe Newman Walton.
  • File: Horse Trough
  • 3" x 5"
Description:
Horse Trough photos of dedication, recognition, 9/14/2016. Front: Gordon "Bunny" Roberts, Janice Roberts, Henryetta Ponczek, Bernie Mauger, John Burnham, Karen Craig; Rear: Warren Worcester,Phil Whitney, Patty Pinkham,Lynne Birlem, Kathe Newman Walton.
2016Annual Report of the Municipal Officers of the Town of Southwest Harbor, 1906
  • Document, Report
  • Organizations, Civic, Municipal
1906 annual report for the town of Southwest Harbor, Maine. The report includes a report and financial information from the selectmen, a warrant for the annual town meeting, and a report and financial information from the Superintending School Committee. Mentions: Ezekiel Jackson George Higgins George Norwood J. D. Walls Elmer Stanley Thomas Robinson Fred Robinson Henry Bickford David Malonson Percy L. Sargent Alton Trundy James A. Freeman William H. Holmes Leman Mayo Fred Knowles John W. Somes John Carroll W. E. Hamblin William H. Whitmore A. I. Holmes S. Ward Newman L. F. Smith Everett Murphy G. L. Harmon Edwin Robbins B. H. Mayo Charles Eaton Stanley Lewis Dunbar Garbriel Linscom George R. Fuller Arthur L. Somes Henry Clark D. L. Mayo S. S. King Benjamin R. Mayo Everett G. Stanley Clarence Emery James B. Aldrich Robie M. Norwood Edwin L. Higgins Henry Gray J. D. Phillips M. E. Tracy A. T. Richardson W. H. Sherman C. M. Sawyer Antoinette Harmon J. B. Mason William J. Tower L. D. Newman A. O. Gilley E. E. Childs R. M. Norwood O. W. Tapley George Harmon William W. A. Heath B. B. Reed H. L. Sawyer Mary K. Leith Mary F. Spurling Lulu Mayo J. Blanche Roberts Sarah B. Harriman Laura V. Mayo Carrie Gushee Susie Houston Clarence E. Norwood Ralph Mayo Earl Gott Otis S. D. Aldrich Andrew Bennett Harold Bennett John Ward Charles Newhall John Reed Reginald Lurvey Lulu West Georgia Miller Ivy Walls Charles Rea Charles W. Fuller Cora Mills Annie Clark Aquia Richardson Jessie Lawton Gladys Whitmore Howard Richardson Philip Gilley Derby Stanley Willie Knowles Flossie Hancock Bessie Moore Isabel Dolliver Anna Beatrice Carroll Lucie Robinson Geneve B. Young Julia E. Dolliver Nellie Newman Robert E. Newman T. H. Ash Henry C. Dolliver A. E. Nason L. W. Dolliver B. T. Dolliver Henry Tracy George H. Gilley William Hamblen William Norwood
  • Box 15
Description:
1906 annual report for the town of Southwest Harbor, Maine. The report includes a report and financial information from the selectmen, a warrant for the annual town meeting, and a report and financial information from the Superintending School Committee. Mentions: Ezekiel Jackson George Higgins George Norwood J. D. Walls Elmer Stanley Thomas Robinson Fred Robinson Henry Bickford David Malonson Percy L. Sargent Alton Trundy James A. Freeman William H. Holmes Leman Mayo Fred Knowles John W. Somes John Carroll W. E. Hamblin William H. Whitmore A. I. Holmes S. Ward Newman L. F. Smith Everett Murphy G. L. Harmon Edwin Robbins B. H. Mayo Charles Eaton Stanley Lewis Dunbar Garbriel Linscom George R. Fuller Arthur L. Somes Henry Clark D. L. Mayo S. S. King Benjamin R. Mayo Everett G. Stanley Clarence Emery James B. Aldrich Robie M. Norwood Edwin L. Higgins Henry Gray J. D. Phillips M. E. Tracy A. T. Richardson W. H. Sherman C. M. Sawyer Antoinette Harmon J. B. Mason William J. Tower L. D. Newman A. O. Gilley E. E. Childs R. M. Norwood O. W. Tapley George Harmon William W. A. Heath B. B. Reed H. L. Sawyer Mary K. Leith Mary F. Spurling Lulu Mayo J. Blanche Roberts Sarah B. Harriman Laura V. Mayo Carrie Gushee Susie Houston Clarence E. Norwood Ralph Mayo Earl Gott Otis S. D. Aldrich Andrew Bennett Harold Bennett John Ward Charles Newhall John Reed Reginald Lurvey Lulu West Georgia Miller Ivy Walls Charles Rea Charles W. Fuller Cora Mills Annie Clark Aquia Richardson Jessie Lawton Gladys Whitmore Howard Richardson Philip Gilley Derby Stanley Willie Knowles Flossie Hancock Bessie Moore Isabel Dolliver Anna Beatrice Carroll Lucie Robinson Geneve B. Young Julia E. Dolliver Nellie Newman Robert E. Newman T. H. Ash Henry C. Dolliver A. E. Nason L. W. Dolliver B. T. Dolliver Henry Tracy George H. Gilley William Hamblen William Norwood [show more]
1706
  • 623
Pemetic High School Boys Glee Club
  • Image, Photograph
  • Organizations, School Institution
  • People
Included in photo: Back: Ray Griffin, ? Gray, ? Jones, Grahm Trask, Linwood Ginn, Bob Hamlin, Phil Moore, Melvin Dana Phillips, Keith Alley, Joseph Stanwood Middle: Director Claire Walker, Ralph Sawyer, Peter Stanley, Carleton Hill, Ronald Cockroft, Gilbert Lewis, Mervin Alley, Eugene Turner, Lowell Woods, Bud Kenney, Wayne Gilley, Hoyt Lord Front: Raymond Dolliver, James Dorr, Walter Norwood, Robert Hinckley, Raymond Billings, Jack Gilley, Edwin Brown, Henry Norwood, Manuel Silva
  • File: Pemetic Music
  • 8.5x11 in
Description:
Included in photo: Back: Ray Griffin, ? Gray, ? Jones, Grahm Trask, Linwood Ginn, Bob Hamlin, Phil Moore, Melvin Dana Phillips, Keith Alley, Joseph Stanwood Middle: Director Claire Walker, Ralph Sawyer, Peter Stanley, Carleton Hill, Ronald Cockroft, Gilbert Lewis, Mervin Alley, Eugene Turner, Lowell Woods, Bud Kenney, Wayne Gilley, Hoyt Lord Front: Raymond Dolliver, James Dorr, Walter Norwood, Robert Hinckley, Raymond Billings, Jack Gilley, Edwin Brown, Henry Norwood, Manuel Silva [show more]
1524
  • 465
Gilley Property goes to auction
  • Publication, Clipping
  • Organizations, Civic
Gilley Property goes to auction. Controversy surrounds sale. Wendell Gilley Museum. Bangor Daily News Magazine article by Mike Gordon. Aug. 7, 1984. Photocopy from computer screen photo.
  • File: Gilley, Wendell
  • 8 1/2" x 11"
Description:
Gilley Property goes to auction. Controversy surrounds sale. Wendell Gilley Museum. Bangor Daily News Magazine article by Mike Gordon. Aug. 7, 1984. Photocopy from computer screen photo.
2202Neiman-Marcus Catalog with Nelson Rockefeller Seal Harbor items for sale.
  • Document, Advertising, Advertisement
  • People
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."
  • File: Rockefeller
Description:
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]
1660
  • 577
Jonathan Brown
  • Object, Tombstone, Grave Marker
  • People
  • Places, Cemetery
Manset Man fought beside J.Paul Jones. Jonathan Brown buried at Manset Union Church Cemetery.
  • File: Cemeteries
Description:
Manset Man fought beside J.Paul Jones. Jonathan Brown buried at Manset Union Church Cemetery.
1716
  • 633
World War II "Air Alert Team."
  • Image, Photograph
  • Organizations, Civic
  • People
Photo of "Air Alert Team." These spotters looked for German war planes from the Pemetic School roof. Ballard Photo. Collection of Marilyn Carroll LaHaye 1930-1995. Donors: James Richard Carroll 1939 - . and Maxine M. Savage Carroll 1940 - . Willis Humphreys Ballard 1906 - 1980.
  • File; World War II
Description:
Photo of "Air Alert Team." These spotters looked for German war planes from the Pemetic School roof. Ballard Photo. Collection of Marilyn Carroll LaHaye 1930-1995. Donors: James Richard Carroll 1939 - . and Maxine M. Savage Carroll 1940 - . Willis Humphreys Ballard 1906 - 1980.
2219Southwest Harbor's Rhoades House
  • Publication, Literary, History
  • Places, Park
  • Structures, Dwellings, House
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 Park
  • 7.5x5.5 in
Description:
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.
2008Cafe Drydock and Inn Brochure, 2012
  • Document, Advertising, Advertisement
  • Businesses, Lodging Business
  • Businesses, Restaurant Business
  • Structures, Commercial, Lodging
Brochure for Cafe Drydock and Inn, a cafe and inn located in Southwest Harbor, Maine. The brochure provides hours and menu information for the cafe, room descriptions and pricing information for the inn, and reservation policies. Cream brochure featuring a color image of the exterior of Cafe Drydock and Inn.
  • File: Bed & Breakfast
Description:
Brochure for Cafe Drydock and Inn, a cafe and inn located in Southwest Harbor, Maine. The brochure provides hours and menu information for the cafe, room descriptions and pricing information for the inn, and reservation policies. Cream brochure featuring a color image of the exterior of Cafe Drydock and Inn.
1703
  • 620
Our Neighborhood Manset & Seawall.
  • Publication, Book
  • Places, Town
  • Structures, Dwellings
Our Neighborhood Manset & Seawall. Southwest Harbor Historical Society, 2015. Edited by John Burnham and Rebecca Burnham. 165 pages. Includes CD of the book. 8 1/2 x 11". [This is the first printing, of 100. Slight changes in each.] John Perez Burnham 1935 - . Rebecca Dow Burnham 1942 - .
  • Book
Description:
Our Neighborhood Manset & Seawall. Southwest Harbor Historical Society, 2015. Edited by John Burnham and Rebecca Burnham. 165 pages. Includes CD of the book. 8 1/2 x 11". [This is the first printing, of 100. Slight changes in each.] John Perez Burnham 1935 - . Rebecca Dow Burnham 1942 - .
1039
  • 44
Claremont Hotel Brochure
  • Document, Advertising, Advertisement
  • Businesses, Lodging Business
A 12 page marketing booklet from 2000 providing information about the Claremont Hotel in Southwest Harbor.
  • File: Claremont Hotel
Description:
A 12 page marketing booklet from 2000 providing information about the Claremont Hotel in Southwest Harbor.
2186Ship's port/starboard combination bow lantern
  • Object, Water Transporation, Ship's Lantern
  • Businesses, Transportation Business
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.
  • Box 40
  • 7 3/4" high, 7 1/4" x 4 1/2" base
Description:
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]