Odds and Ends From The MUSEUM!
By Trudy Wyman, Curator, Millinocket Society Museum
The ABC’s of some of the 2020 donations to the museum…ordinary to the unusual!
A – Ash tray (DiNardo’s Store), aerial photo (Haugen & Morgan Lane), Abenaki of
Katahdin Area (book)
B – Boddy’s Dairy ¼ pt. bottle, bank (coins), blueberry rake, book (Neuropathy of
C – Class photos, certificates (Masonic), Camp Phoenix (history sporting camp)
D – Defense stamps, doll (1930’s), drum corps photos (Northern Knights)
E – Eyeglasses (1920’s, ephemera (lots of paper items)
F – Felt repair kit (paper machine), French fry cutter
G – Genealogies (Boddy, Mackin), garment bag Peter’s Family Fashions, golf club
(early, Hillcrest Golf Club)
H – Horseshoe
I – Irons (known as sad irons, heat on stove)
J – Jacket (Bomber jacket, WWII Army Air Force member)
K – Katahdin Times newspapers
L – Levasseur’s Hardware carpenter’s apron, lasts (shoe making, repair)
M – Medical chair (early GNP medical room), infra-red heat massager
N – Newspapers (The Millinocket Journal), news articles
O – Opera glasses
P – Pencil sharpener (SHS), papers (military, Pasquine), punch card (Munson’s Lunch),
photos (lots, all subjects)
Q – Quilt show program
R – Razors (straight edge), reunion photos, record adapters (for 45rpm)
S – Scouting (Girl Scout uniform, badges), stereoscope slides, skis (wooden, Johnson)
Shack Hill bottle
T – Tape measure, teamster photo (millyard), track medals (SHS), tintype (Adams)
U – Uniforms (WWI, WWII)
V – VFW hats
W – Wood carvings Olaf Johnson, milk wagon photo
X, Y, Z
Museum open Thursday, Friday, Saturday Noon-3PM, weather permitting!
In the Museum Store!
*** 2021 Calendars! Theme: Millinocket, Oh! How We’ve Changed! $12 each, mail orders add $5 SH each calendar. 2022 calendar will be available by summer!
*** Preowned yearbooks – $10.00 each.
*** Matted photos, various prices – GNP mill, Little Italy, river drives, Mt. Katahdin.
*** DVD’s, Little Italy Part 1 and Part 2 available at the museum ($15 each) or mail order ($15 each).
***Books: “Within Katahdin’s Realm, Log Drives and Sporting Camps” (Bill Geller) $30.00; “Logging Towboats & Boom Jumpers” (Moody) $18.00; “Tanglefoot,” (Edwards) $15.00; “Millinocket” (D. Duplisea) $20.00; “A Little Taste of History” cookbooks – $15.00; both Laverty books, $25 history & $10 architecture; “Our Real World,” (M. Murphy); “No Time for Moss (McKeen) $15.00 and several preowned books (out of print) by local authors.
*** All items may be mailed – add $5 SH each item.
*** For information, groups or appointments, contact Curator Trudy Wyman, 723-5477 or email@example.com or the Millinocket Historical Society, P. O. Box 11, on the web at www.millinockethistoricalsociety.org or on Facebook.