Stone color canvas apron with two pockets and an adjustable neck strap. Image taken from the 1917 U.S. Food Administration poster urging civilians to conserve food with these words: 1-buy it with thought 2-cook it with care 3-use less wheat & meat 4-buy local foods 5-serve just enough 6-use what it left. Food Don't Waste It! Still good advice. A great "foodie" gift!
Heavy canvas tote with Maine Historical Society logo (MHS). Reverse side has the text "FOOD: 1. buy it with thought. 2. cook it with care. 3. use less wheat & meat. 4. buy local foods 5. serve just enough. 6. use what is left. Don't Waste It". Tote has side panels and flat bottom making it perfect for carrying groceries! Originally created as a poster by the U.S. Food Administration during World War I, circa 1917, as a way to address the matter of civilian food supply. Good advice that still applies today! Click on image for larger view.
These tee shirts feature a black on red image of Longfellow on the front. The back of the tee shirt lists famous quotes from Longfellow such as: "into each life some rain must fall", "ships that pass in the night", "books are sepulchers of thought", "this is the forest primeval" and more! Faded red with black lettering, 50/50 cotton poly blend.
Celebrate Maine Statehood (1820) and Maine Historical Society with this custom tote from Sea Bags of Portland, Maine. The tote features a map of Maine from our Maine Memory Network collection and is printed on recycled sail fabric with hemp handles. Bag measures 17" x 19" with a flat bottom that allows for carrying lots of cool stuff!
This zippered case with a wrist strap measures 7.5" x 5" and is made of sturdy recycled sail fabric. Featuring the MHS logo and 1820 map celebrating Maine's statehood, this wristlet is a perfect companion to our large MHS custom Sea Bag!
Green cap features the State of Maine with the Maine Historical Society logo. Embroidered in Maine! Adjustable size.
Quote attributed to Joshua Chamberlain during the Battle of Gettysburg at Little Round Top, these 100% cotton preshrunk t-shirts feature crossed muskets with fixed bayonets. Gray with black lettering.
Go greet with this handy re-usable tote folds up into a pocket size square for easy storage in your purse or other bag. Black nylon with blue image of a Tall Ship and a quote from Longfellow about his "beautiful town by the sea." Reduce-Reuse-Recycle!
Re-enact the Revolutionary War with this replica of the "tri-corn" hat! Made of black molded felt with gold trim around the edge. Four sizes availalbe. Made in the USA.