Keywords: United States
Contributed by: Patricia Morin through Franco-American Collection Date: 1945 Location: Nice; Lewiston Media: Ink on paper
In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.
Concern about immigrants and their loyalty in the post World War I era led to programs to "Americanize" them -- an effort to help them learn English and otherwise adjust to life in the United States. Clara Soule ran one such program for the Portland Public Schools, hoping it would help the immigrants be accepted.
Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.
Grant Memorial United Methodist Church Text by Emma and Hana, students at Presque Isle Middle School Images from X X The current site of…
On January 1, 1970, the name was changed to State Street Baptist Church. The church building is the oldest public standing building in Presque Isle.