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Item Title Type Subject Creator Publisher Date
1576Luere Babson Deasy
  • Reference
  • People
Description:
Luere B. Deasy was born on February 8, 1859 in Gouldsboro to Daniel and Emma L. (Moore) Deasy. He was educated at the State Normal School in Castine. He did not attend college, but received a law degree from Boston University Law School. Deasy was admitted to the Bar in 1884. Prior to sitting on the Court, Deasy practiced in Bar Harbor. Deasy served as President of both the Hancock County Bar Association and the Maine State Bar Association. He was elected to the Maine State Senate and served as its President. Deasy was appointed an Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court by Governor Milliken on September 25, 1918. On October 1, 1929, he was appointed Chief Justice by Governor Gardiner. He served as Chief until his retirement on February 7, 1930, when he returned to private practice in Bar Harbor. Deasy died on March 13, 1940, in Portland, at the age of 81. Sources: In Memoriam, Luere B. Deasy, 138 ME 371; James H. Mundy, Presidents of the Maine State Senate from 1820, Secretary of the Senate of Maine, 1979. See also article about Deasy at: http://mdihistory.org/wp-content/uploads/Horner.pdf [show more]
1699Reefer Jacket, or Reefer Coat
  • Object
  • Object, Clothing, Uniform
Description:
Reefer Jacket, also known as Reefer Coat, a common article of clothing worn by seamen and sailors in the nineteenth century. Jacket is double-breasted, with velvet trim, and has ten metal buttons.
1580Hooked Rug with Motorboat
  • Object, Furnishings, Rug, Flatweave, Rag Rug
  • Object, Furnishings, Rug, Hooked Rug
  • 1925 c.
Description:
Hooked rug showing a motorboat underway, with flags flying. The boat appears to be the Maine Seacoast Mission Vessel "Sunbeam I" and the rug may have been made as part of the Maine Seacoast Mission's hooked rug program. Rug dimensions are 24"x51", appears to be rebound using green fabric. A rug with similar waves and clouds, as well as Sunbeam I, may be found in Maine Sea Coast Missionary Society Spring Bulletin, April 1926, page 11. See link below to go to the Maine Seacoast Mission item. [show more]
1581Hooked rug with diamond pattern
  • Object, Furnishings, Rug, Flatweave, Rag Rug
  • Object, Furnishings, Rug, Hooked Rug
Description:
Hooked rug with diamond pattern 38"x60"
1698View looking toward the Wedge and the Rock End Hotel, Northeast Harbor
  • Image, Photograph, Black-and-White Photograph
  • Businesses, Lodging Business, Hotel & Motel Business
  • 1886 c.
Description:
Photograph taken from the area of the Samuel Gilpatrick Homestead looking toward the Rock End Hotel, near Gilpatrick Cove Northeast Harbor. In the foreground is Herman Savage's cottage, "The Wedge," designed by his architect brother, Fred L. Savage, in 1885. Two children stand on the side of the road, and an unidentified structure is visible beyond the hotel. In the distance, the northern shores of Great Cranberry Island can be seen. The Rock End Hotel was originally called the Revere House and was opened by Herman L. Savage in the summer of 1884. The Wedge was built by A. Torrey, a contractor from Southwest Harbor, in the winter of 1885-1886. The Rock End Hotel burned in March, 1942. The Wedge was purchased by the Roberts family and remodeled in 1944-45, following plans by Philadelphia architect Edmund Gilchrist. It remains a private residence today. [show more]
1586Northeast Harbor Fire Company's First Ambulance in Front of the Municipal Building
  • Image, Photograph, Black-and-White Photograph
  • People
  • Transportation, Automobile, Motor Ambulance
  • Chase - Ronald Chase
  • 1939
Description:
Two photos of the Northeast Harbor Fire Company's first ambulance, a 1939 Packard, in front of the Municipal Building, Main Street. In one photograph three men stand in front of the ambulance. They are identified as: Fred Kimball, Larry Wass, and Elliott Kimball Copy of photograph taken by Ronald Chase
1120Fire Chief's Hat
  • Object, Clothing, Uniform, Fire Uniform
  • Concept, Fire Prevention
1585Northeast Harbor Fire House, Winter of 1954
  • Image, Photograph, Black-and-White Photograph
  • Structures, Civic, Public, Public Safety, Fire Station
  • Transportation, Truck, Fire Truck
  • Chase - Ronald Chase
  • 1954
Description:
Town of Mount Desert Municipal Building and Northeast Harbor Firehouse, winter of 1954. Two fire engines are visible through the windows of the doors. The sign over the left door reads "W.S. Grant, Jr., Ladder No. 1" and over the right reads "Engine No. 1" Photograph by Ronald Chase
1127Fire Extinguisher.
  • Object, Fire Protection Device, Fire Extinguisher
  • Concept, Fire Prevention
  • 1925
Description:
Phister Carbon-Tet Compressed Air. Hand pump hose pressurized to 100#. For electrical files. Probably used on railroads c. 1925 or before.
1415Badge. Northeast Harbor Fire Deparment. Original owner Eliot Kimball.
  • Object, Insignia Badge, Fire Badge
  • Object, Clothing, Uniform
1584Christmas Decorations at the Municipal Building, Northeast Harbor
  • Image, Photograph
  • Organizations, Municipal
  • Structures, Civic, Public, Public Safety, Fire Station
  • Fennelley - George F. Fennelley
  • 1950
Description:
Mount Desert Town Office, and Northeast Harbor Fire Station decorated for Christmas, circa 1950. The car to the left has been identified as a 1949-1951-era Ford.
1266Sign. Fire Alarm Call Zones
  • Object, Sign, Informational Sign
  • Object, Fire Protection Device
1241Fire Alarm Call Chart
  • Document, Chart
  • Object, Fire Protection Device
1112Schooner Frank Brainerd
  • Image, Photograph
  • Vessels, Boat, Sailboat
Description:
Framed picture of the Frank Brainerd with a deck load lumber. Sticker on the back of the frame reads: Frank A. Bigelow, Inc. 11 Bromfield St., Boston, Mass.
1688Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock
  • Image, Photograph, Negative, Glass Plate Negative
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Dodge - Lucy McMullin Dodge (1862 - 1946)
  • 1907-08
Description:
Glass negative taken at Mount Desert Rock, August 1907. Image shows view looking out over the ledges with many sea birds visible. To the left the power launch sits on the wooden ramp, and to the right two men are visible. Written on negative envelope: Mt. Desert Lt. Sta. Aug. 1907 Gulls, Boat-house, Will and Mr. Newman Copies
1690Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock
  • Image, Photograph, Negative, Glass Plate Negative
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Dodge - Lucy McMullin Dodge (1862 - 1946)
  • 1908-06
Description:
Glass negative taken at Mount Desert Rock, June 1908. Image shows the view looking back toward the light station, with the wooden bell tower in the foreground, and the lighthouse and keepers' dwellings visible beyond. Written on negative envelope: Mt. Desert Lt. Sta. June 1908 Bell Tower and Station
1689Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock
  • Image, Photograph, Negative, Glass Plate Negative
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Dodge - Lucy McMullin Dodge (1862 - 1946)
  • 1908-06
Description:
Glass negative taken at Mount Desert Rock, June 1908. Image shows the view looking back toward the light station, with the wooden bell tower in the foreground, and the lighthouse and keepers' dwellings visible beyond. Written on negative envelope: Mt. Desert Lt. Sta. June 1908 Bell Tower and Station
1687Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock
  • Image, Photograph, Negative, Glass Plate Negative
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Dodge - Lucy McMullin Dodge (1862 - 1946)
  • 1907-09
Description:
Glass negative taken at Mount Desert Rock, September 1907. This image has not yet (August 2021) been digitized. Written on negative envelope: Mt. Desert Lt. Sta. Sept. 1907 Sitting Room Right Hand Side Corner North House L.M. Dodge
1686Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock
  • Image, Photograph, Negative, Glass Plate Negative
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Dodge - Lucy McMullin Dodge (1862 - 1946)
  • 1907-08
Description:
Glass negative taken at Mount Desert Rock, August 1907. Image shows the view looking out from the ledges of Mount Desert Rock, with a sailing vessel, identified as Minerva, not far from shore. Written on negative envelope: Mt. Desert Rk. Lt. Sta. Aug. 1907 No. 5a. Mooring Minerva, Looking N.W.
1685Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock
  • Image, Photograph, Negative, Glass Plate Negative
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Dodge - Lucy McMullin Dodge (1862 - 1946)
  • 1907-08
Description:
Glass negative taken at Mount Desert Rock, August 1907. View shows the end of the double house, with a clothes tree and outbuilding (perhaps an outhouse) behind. In the foreground are broken ledges piled up on one another. Written on negative envelope: Mt. Desert R. Lt. Sta. No. 5. h. Double-house, Looking South.
1684Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock
  • Image, Photograph, Negative, Glass Plate Negative
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Dodge - Lucy McMullin Dodge (1862 - 1946)
  • 1907-08
Description:
Glass negative taken at Mount Desert Rock, August 1907. View looks back toward the double house, with the single house next door to the right. Broken granite ledges are piled up in the foreground and a boy, Kaspar Murphy, looks at the photographer. On the porch a man sits in the corner, identified on the envelope as Will (Dodge). Written on negative envelope: Mt. Desert Lt. Sta. Aug. 1907 No. 5. i. Double-house Looking E.S.E. Kaspar + Will [show more]
1683Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock
  • Image, Photograph, Negative, Glass Plate Negative
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Dodge - Lucy McMullin Dodge (1862 - 1946)
  • 1907-08
Description:
Glass negative taken at Mount Desert Rock, August 1907. View shows the interior of Kaspar Murphy's bedroom, with a chagrin the corner, and flags on the shelf behind a souvenir plate showing the Liberty Bell. Also on the shelf is a toy gun, a telescope, and a 1906 copy of the Minuteman Calendar issued by The Youth's Companion. A toy animal stands on the floor, and a flower grows in the window. Written on the negative envelope: Mt. Desert Lt. Sta. Aug. 1907 Kaspar's Room [show more]
1682Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock
  • Image, Photograph, Negative, Glass Plate Negative
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Dodge - Lucy McMullin Dodge (1862 - 1946)
  • 1907 c.
Description:
Glass negative taken at Mount Desert Rock. As of July 2021 this negative is still being digitized. Negative envelope is blank, with nothing written on it.
1681Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock
  • Image, Photograph, Negative, Glass Plate Negative
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Dodge - Lucy McMullin Dodge (1862 - 1946)
  • 1907 c.
Description:
Glass negative taken at Mount Desert Rock. This negative is still (July 2021) being digitized. Negative envelope is blank, with nothing written on it.
1680Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock
  • Image, Photograph, Negative, Glass Plate Negative
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Dodge - Lucy McMullin Dodge (1862 - 1946)
  • 1907 c.
Description:
Glass negative taken at Mount Desert Rock. This negative is still being digitized (July 2021). Negative envelope is blank, with nothing written on it.