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Item 18412

Montagnard Band, Lewiston, 1947

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1947

Location: Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Item 14635

American LaFrance engine, Brewer, 1947

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum

Date: 1947

Location: Bangor

Media: Metal and Rubber

Item 14449

Belmont Hotel after the Fire of 1947

Contributed by: Bar Harbor Historical Society

Date: 1947-10-23

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

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Thomas Brackett Reed lapel pin

Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

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Mellie Dunham's dance band, Norway, ca. 1925

Remembering Mellie Dunham: Snowshoe Maker and Fiddler

Alanson Mellen "Mellie" Dunham and his wife Emma "Gram" Dunham were well-known musicians throughout Maine and the nation in the early decades of the 20th century. Mellie Dunham also received fame as a snowshoe maker.

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Soldiers, North Yarmouth, 1942

Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.

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Belmont Hotel after the Fire of 1947

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - MDI and the Fire of 1947

MDI and the Fire of 1947 Belmont Hotel after the Fire of 1947Item Contributed byBar Harbor Historical Society The Fire of 1947 wiped out…

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Building of Arts, Bar Harbor, ca. 1930

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building of Arts: By Josh Howie

… a summer theater association in the summer of 1947, but when it was just about to open, the great fire of 1947 ravaged itself across the land and…

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Building of Arts, Bar Harbor, ca. 1930

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Early Performing Arts Bar Harbor

The Building of Arts stood off the Cromwell Harbor Road near the corner of Kebo Street. It burned in the Fire of 1947.

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail

by George A Smith


Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

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Two generations tell the family's Paper story

by Normand and Richard Paradis


Father and son discuss their lives working for International Paper and changes over time