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Item 9190

Title: WWII Patriotic banner, circa 1945

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society

Date: circa 1945

Location: Norway

Media: felt with foil and cloth

Item 79521

Title: Androscoggin No. 2 banner, Topsham, 1920

Contributed by: Town of Topsham

Date: 1920

Location: Topsham

Media: silk

Item 7658

Title: Carved eagle, South Freeport, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1861

Location: Freeport

Media: Pine

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Exhibit

Bakers and Confectioners trade banner, Portland, 1841

A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

Exhibit

Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.