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Historical Items

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Item 9190

WWII Patriotic banner, circa 1945

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society Date: circa 1945 Location: Norway Media: felt with foil and cloth

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Androscoggin No. 2 banner, Topsham, 1920

Contributed by: Town of Topsham Date: 1920 Location: Topsham Media: silk

Item 7658

Carved eagle, South Freeport, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1861 Location: Freeport Media: Pine


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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.


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.


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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Maine and the Civil War - Bluehill Academy Journal, 1863

… picture of a blue and red eagle carrying a banner that says "E. Pluribus Unum" and shield over water.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Note the political banner stretched across the street for "F. A. Richardson for Representative." Fred Ardine Richardson first ran and was elected to…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Kingfield, Carrabassett and the Dead River region, as well as Phillips, Redington, Madrid and the Rangeley area, all under the same banner.

My Maine Stories

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How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement