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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

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Horn antenna, Andover, 1962

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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Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

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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St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

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.

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City Building, Biddeford, 1909

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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City Centennial parade, Biddeford, 1955

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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Pepperell Trust Company, Main Street, Biddeford, 1955

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 Showing 3 of 9 View All

Story

How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military

by Mary D. McGuirk


My life and career as a USAF Nurse

Story

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

Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail

by George A Smith


Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.