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Item Title Type Subject Creator Publisher Date
1988.19.34Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock
  • Image, Photograph, Negative, Glass Plate Negative
  • Businesses, Fishery Business
  • Vessels, Ship, Sailing Ship, Schooner
  • Dodge - Lucy McMullin Dodge
  • 1907 circa
Description:
View taken from Mount Desert Rock of the two-masters fishing schooner Marion Turner, as labeled on the envelope. The Marion Turner is towing a rowboat. In the foreground the ledges of Mount Desert Rock are visible. According to the envelope, the photograph was taken April 22, but year is not given. Likely taken between 1907-1909. Notes at the bottom of the negative envelope appear to refer to the development of the negative: Devel. S.R. plate Pancro. in Devel. 300 count (?) [show more]
1988.19.32Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock
  • Image, Photograph, Negative, Glass Plate Negative
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Dodge - Lucy McMullin Dodge
  • 1907-08
Description:
Glass plate negative showing view of Mount Desert Rock keeper's house and tower. The negative envelope reads: Mt. Desert Lt. Sta. House + Tower, Kaspar, Arthur and Will, Taken from W.N.W.
1537.93Oliver Wagstaff to Northeast Harbor Fire Department Chief Letter and Envelope, October 29, 1947
  • Document, Correspondence, Letter
  • Organizations, Fire Protection
  • Wagstaff, Oliver
  • 1947-10-29
Description:
Oliver Wagstaff thanks the Northeast Harbor Fire Department for transporting him from his home to the hospital at no charge. To express his appreciation, he encloses a check for $25 to be used for equipment maintenance. Letter is written on stationery labeled Overfloat, Northeast Harbor, Maine. Overfloat was located on Harborside Road, Northeast Harbor.
[blank]Gilman High School Championship football team Framed Photograph, 1921
  • Image, Photograph
  • Concept, Awards
  • Object, Clothing, Uniform, Sports Uniform
  • Organzations, School Institution, High Schools
  • People
  • Recreation, Sports, Football
  • Bradley - G H Bradley
  • 1921
Description:
The Gilman High School football team and their coach pose on the steps of the Neighborhood House, Northeast Harbor. The players are in uniform and one of them holds a football with the words "GHS Champs, 1921." Black and white Seated: In the front row, from left, are A. Gilley and B. Herrick. In the second row, from left, are B. Stanley, E. Hamor and G. McCrae. Standing: In the second to the back row are, from left, Atwood, Higgins, C. Bucklin, F. Ralph and F. Brown. In the back row, from left, are N. Turner, P. Stanley, L. Reed, H. Gavor [?] and D. McEchern. The coach at far left is "Stubby" Fury. [show more]
[blank]Newspaper article commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Eastern Maine Basketball Champions of 1924
  • Publication, Clipping, Newspaper Clipping
  • Object, Clothing, Uniform, Sports Uniform
  • Organzations, School Institution, High Schools
  • People
  • Recreation, Sports, Basketball
  • 1984
Description:
The photograph is a newspaper clipping (text on reverse) from April 12, 1984 that describes 1924 championship team. The Gilman High School of Northeast Harbor basketball team and their coach Stanley Week posed outside after winning the Eastern Maine basketball tournament at the University of Maine at Orono in 1924. The players are in uniform, and Week holds the plaque they won. People Depicted: Stanley Week, Burton Seavey, Edward Ralph, Albert Manchester, Stuart Branscom, Horace Bucklin, Francis Atwood, Jerome Knowles, Merrill Whitmore and Paul Bucklin. Also mentioned in the article are Douglas Driscoll, Carl Kelley Black and white [show more]
1990.XX.XXBlueprint Elevation and Floor Plans for the Municipal Building, Main Street, Northeast Harbor
  • Document, Reprographic Copy, Blueprint
  • Structures, Civic, Public, Public Safety, Fire Station
  • Structures, Civic, Public, Town Hall
  • Ralph - Isaac E. Ralph
  • 1916
Description:
Two sheets of blueprints for the proposed municipal building and firehouse on Main Street, Northeast Harbor. One sheet shows Front and Side Elevations (west and south). The top of the drawing is labeled "Building Fire-House, Northeast Harbor, Town of Mt. Desert. I.E. Ralph, Architect. To the right of the elevation drawings is a partial section of the wall and roof. The other sheet shows the first and second floor plans, as well as a partial section of the building denoting the sizes and types of wood to be used. The first floor has space for the fire department, as well as a heater room and toilet, while the second floor has a large Selectmens' Office in the front, unfinished space behind, and a small toilet room. Both sheets are roughly 24" x 36" The municipal building was constructed between 1916 and 1917 and cost a total of $7151.66. For his work on the plans, I.E. Ralph received $146.90. [show more]
[blank]Hanging the new sign at the Great Harbor Collection
  • Image, Photograph, Black-and-White Photograph
  • Organizations, Museum
  • 1982
Description:
Men gathered in front of the former municipal building on Main Street, hanging the sign for the Great Harbor Collection, later renamed the Great Harbor Maritime Museum. Identified are: Peter Bell, at left, in a v-neck sweater Bob Hamlin on the left-hand ladder Curtis Phelps between the two ladders
[blank]Fire trucks parked in front of the Municipal Building, Northeast Harbor, circa 1935
  • Image, Photograph, Black-and-White Photograph
  • Businesses, Other Business
  • Organizations, Fire Protection
  • 1935
Description:
Two fire engines parked in front of the Municipal Building, Northeast Harbor. A bus is parked the left of the Municipal Building, parked closer to Manchester Brothers' Garage. The truck on the left may be the Northeast Harbor Fire Company's 1926 Maxim Pumper, while that on the right is the ladder truck W.S. Grant, a 1927 American La France. This photograph was taken following the remodeling of the the Municipal Building, which was completed in 1934. [show more]
90.06.01Decoy Branscom Male Eider ca 1915
  • Object, Armaments, Decoy
  • Nature, Animals, Ducks
  • Object, Art, Sculpture, Carving, Decoy Carving
  • Recreation, Hunting
  • Branscom
Description:
Carved decoy, male eider duck
2020.PVA.DWG.IDKAmerican Legion men standing next to the Firehouse, Northeast Harbor
  • Image, Photograph, Black-and-White Photograph
  • Organizations, Fraternal
  • People
Description:
Members of the Lurvey-Wright Post of the American Legion standing to the south of the firehouse, Northeast Harbor. A key accompanying this photograph gives the names of some of the men, including Lyle Wescott, Jack Reynolds, Gerald Sr. [Gerald Norwood, Sr], Arthur Walls, Zip Ober, James Bunker, Larry Wass, Bill Cripps, John Manchester, Arthur Eaton, H. Suminsby, and ____ McCrae.
[blank]Carlton Taylor outside of the Municipal Building with the Fire Company Vehicles, circa 1955
  • Image, Photograph, Black-and-White Photograph
  • Businesses, Other Business
  • Organizations, Fire Protection
  • Chase - Ronald Chase
  • 1955
Description:
Carlton Taylor standing in front of the Municipal Building, Northeast Harbor, with the vehicles of the Northeast Harbor Fire Company lined up.
2018.PVA.DWG.IDKHalf model of a Luders 16 Sloop
  • Object, Model
  • Vessels, Boat, Sailboat
  • Smallidge - Robert Lindsay Smallidge Sr. (1896-1982)
Description:
Half model of a sloop, perhaps a Luders 16, with a Genoa jib, made by Robert L. Smallidge Sr. of Northeast Harbor. Model's hull is varnished, and uses various wood types for topsides, waterline, and bottom, while the sails are painted white. The model and sails are mounted on a pine board. On the back of the model is #6, R.L. Smallidge, N.E. Harbor, Me.
[blank]Proposal Rendering for Northeast Harbor Development, circa 1928
  • Document, Projection, Architectural Drawing
  • Structures, Civic, Public, Town Hall
  • Town Planning
  • Frost - Charles Sumner Frost (1856-1931)
  • 1928 circa
Description:
18" high, 53 3/4" long Part of a larger project to redesign the northern part of Main Street, Northeast Harbor. Charles Sumner Frost was a summer resident in Northeast Harbor.
1988.19.31Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock
  • Image, Photograph, Negative, Glass Plate Negative
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Dodge - Lucy McMullin Dodge
  • 1907-08
Description:
Glass plate negative, Mount Desert Rock. Image shows a man standing up and rowing in a double-ended boat. Two additional rowboats are visible in the background. The negative is stored in an envelope that appears to have once been used for another negative. It reads Mt. Desert Lt. Sta., Aug. 1907 No. 7.e. Oil-House, S.W. Derrick, Capt. J. Robinson's vessel. Looking West.
2019.XX.XXDisplay Case with adjustable shelves
  • Object
Description:
Oak display case with adjustable glass shelves, once used in Mrs. Tracy's Shop, Northeast Harbor, and later used in Mrs. Pervear's Shop, Northeast Harbor. Before being donated to the museum it was used in Pine Bough Antiques, Northeast Harbor. Mirror-paneled doors on the backside open, providing access to the interior space. Three draws are accessible from the back.
85.13.09Hooked Rugs C. B. Murphy Sold to Summer People
  • Image, Photograph
  • Object, Furnishings, Rug, Hooked Rug
[blank]Northeast Harbor Fire Company's First Ambulance in Front of the Municipal Building
  • Image, Photograph, Black-and-White Photograph
  • Health and Medicine
  • 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
[blank]Northeast Harbor Fire House, Winter of 1954
  • Image, Photograph, Black-and-White Photograph
  • Businesses, Other Business
  • 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
[blank]Christmas Decorations at the Municipal Building, Northeast Harbor
  • Image, Photograph
  • Businesses, Other Business
  • 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.
[blank]Hooked rug with modified diamond pattern
  • Object, Furnishings, Rug, Flatweave, Rag Rug
  • Object, Furnishings, Rug, Hooked Rug
Description:
Hooked rug with modified diamond pattern Dimensions 27.5"x53.5"
2018.XX.PVA.DWGHooked rug with diamond pattern
  • Object, Furnishings, Rug, Flatweave, Rag Rug
  • Object, Furnishings, Rug, Hooked Rug
Description:
Hooked rug with diamond pattern 38"x60"
[blank]Luere 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]
[blank]Glass Plate Negative Set Mount Desert Rock
  • Set
  • Places, Island
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Test Subject Entry Site Term
86.18.05Photograph Northeast Livery
  • Image, Photograph
  • Businesses, Transportation Business, Livery Business
  • Structures, Commercial, Livery Stable
1988.19.30Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock
  • Image, Photograph, Negative, Glass Plate Negative
  • Structures, Transportation, Lighthouse
  • Dodge - Lucy McMullin Dodge
  • 1907-09
Description:
Two men work on the steam engine, perhaps in the boathouse, at the Mount Desert Rock Light Station. Written on the negative envelope is "Steam Engine, N.G." underneath "Broken Pl[--]" which has been crossed out.