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|1576||Luere Babson Deasy|
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]
|1699||Reefer Jacket, or Reefer Coat|
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.
|1581||Hooked rug with diamond pattern|
Hooked rug with diamond pattern 38"x60"
|1120||Fire Chief's Hat|
|1415||Badge. Northeast Harbor Fire Deparment. Original owner Eliot Kimball.|
|1266||Sign. Fire Alarm Call Zones|
|1241||Fire Alarm Call Chart|
|1112||Schooner Frank Brainerd|
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.
|1665||Glass Plate Negative, Mount Desert Rock|
Glass negative taken at Mount Desert Rock, August 1907. View shows side of the boathouse, looking southeast. A weathervane is visible on top of the boathouse, and an exhaust pipe for the steam engine that hauled boats. A walkway extends to the right, and another building is visible near the right edge of the negative. In the distance the ocean may be seen with a vessel near the horizon line. Written on negative envelope: Mt. Desert Rk. Lt. Sta. Aug. 1907 No. 5. d. boat-house. Looking S.E. [show more]
|1649||Collection of Documents|
Collection of five documents, largely connected with the Clark family of Southwest Harbor. Copy of a charter document, dated 1864, between Nathan Clark and William Underwood, to charter the Schooner Loochoo. Letter from Railway Express Agency, August 16, 1946, to R.P. Clark thanking him for his long service. Letter from Maine Central Railroad, January 29, 1911, to R.P. Clark discussing the terms of his employment as express agent. Telegraph Blank (jokingly?) written for Grace Carroll from the Associated Press, August 6, 1903, warning her of hostile warships in Somes Sound. Receipt for goods purchased by Nathan Clark of Eaton & Lane, Boston, August 15, 1865. Goods include: flour, sugar, rum, good whiskey, butter, ticking, matches [show more]
|1592||Yachting Cap worn on A. Atwater Kent, Jr.'s boats|
Yachting cap with stitched emblem that incorporates the burgee of Philadelphia's Corinthian Yacht Club on the left (triangular burgee with white background, red cross, and blue corner) and A. Atwater Kent, Jr.'s personal signal flag on the right (red field with a blue K outlined in white). Label inside the hat indicates that it was sold by Zeidel Uniforms of Port Washington, Long Island, New York and West Palm Beach, Florida.
|1153||Wheel, Wooden Bicycle|
|1493||Decoy Branscom Male Eider ca 1915|
Carved decoy, male eider duck
|1571||American Legion men standing next to the Firehouse, Northeast Harbor|
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.
|1536||Half model of a Luders 16 Sloop|
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.
|1589||Display Case with adjustable shelves|
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.
|1214||Hooked Rugs C. B. Murphy Sold to Summer People|
|1582||Hooked rug with modified diamond pattern|
Hooked rug with modified diamond pattern Dimensions 27.5"x53.5"
|1573||Glass Plate Negative Set Mount Desert Rock|
|1277||Photograph Northeast Livery|
|1147||Photo-Essay of Last (1942) Voyage of Coal Schooner "Rebecca R. Douglas"|
Photo-Essay by Bronson W. Chanler detailing a trip aboard the coal schooner "Rebecca R. Douglas" between Northeast Harbor and New York City. Note: As originally displayed in the museum, copies of the photographs taken by Chanler were mounted alongside excerpts and quotes. Around 2015 the photographs were removed from the 1984 posters so they could be scanned and better protected. They are uploaded here, as is the complete text by Bronson W. Chanler. [show more]
|1369||Scrapbook with 44 Postcards of Mount Desert Island|
Electric Tantalum Lamp
|1283||Hall Quarry in Snow|
Copy. Original returned to owner.