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Historical Items

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Item 74756

Bucket crew at work on power lines, 1969

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1969 Media: Photographic print

Item 51418

Main Street, Saco, 1969

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1969 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 51420

Main Street, Saco, 1969

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1969 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Among the Lungers: Treating TB

Tuberculosis -- or consumption as it often was called -- claimed so many lives and so threatened the health of communities that private organizations and, by 1915, the state, got involved in TB treatment. The state's first tuberculosis sanatorium was built on Greenwood Mountain in Hebron and introduced a new philosophy of treatment.

Exhibit

Carlton P. Fogg, Advocate for Vocational Education

Carlton P. Fogg (1899-1972) was passionate about vocational and technical education. While teaching at the high school level in Waterville, Fogg's lobbying and letter-writing helped create the Kennebec Valley Vocational Technical Institute in 1969.

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Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

In the Fall of 1969 the high school students were transported to the new Mt. Abram Regional High School, the result of the school consolidation plan.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Village School 1905

In the Fall of 1969 the high school students were transported to the new Mt. Abram Regional High School, the result of the school consolidation plan.

Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Historical Society Emma May Allen (1880-1969), daughter of Ambrose and Carrie Richards Allen was born and raised in Strong but moved to the…

My Maine Stories

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Story

We will remember
by Sam Kelley

My service in the Vietnam War

Story

USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era
by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day

Story

An allegory about the Vietnam war
by Bill Hinderer

An allegory about my service in the Vietnam War