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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Contributed by: Boston Public Library
Date: circa 1935
Media: Linen texture postcard
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Owner in 1924: Augusta M Rosenwald
Owner in 1924: Augusta H. Meaher
Owner in 1924: Augusta C Anderson
In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.
Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.
The landmark 1980 Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act provided $81.6 million to Maine Indians for economic development, land purchase and other purposes. The money and increased land holdings, however, have not solved economic and employment issues for Maine Indians.
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