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Historical Items

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Item 18397

St. John the Baptist parade, Auburn, 1962

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1962 Location: Auburn Media: Photographic print

Item 18392

St-Jean-Baptiste Day parade, Auburn, 1962

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1962 Location: Auburn Media: Photographic print

Item 98777

Gay Block Fire, Waldoboro, 1962

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: 1962 Location: Waldoboro Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

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Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

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La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962)

Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962) City Building, Biddeford, 1909 Item 25593 infoMcArthur Public Library While his obituary noted that Lausier’s…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962)

Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962) City Centennial parade, Biddeford, 1955 Item 33975 infoMcArthur Public Library Lausier was a fiscally…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962)

Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962) Pepperell Trust Company, Main Street, Biddeford, 1955 Item 33972 infoMcArthur Public Library After passing the…

My Maine Stories

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How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse

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My career as a chemical engineer for S.D. Warren Paper Company
by Charles Dodge

I worked in S.D. Warren's laboratory, and developed paper coatings, like Ultracast technology

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A Lifelong Romance with Retail
by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.