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Contributed by: Franco-American Collection
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Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum
Media: Metal and Rubber
From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.
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.
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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MDI and the Fire of 1947 Belmont Hotel after the Fire of 1947Item Contributed byBar Harbor Historical Society The Fire of 1947 wiped out…
… 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…
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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by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne
Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII
by George A Smith
Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.
by Vernon L. Cox
Working as a teenager with projectionest Roy Blake at the Criterion Theater