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Historical Items

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Item 26878

CCC trucks, Alfred, 1935

Contributed by: Maine Forest Service Date: 1935 Location: Alfred Media: Photographic print

Item 26851

CCC Alfred Camp, 1935

Contributed by: Maine Forest Service Date: 1935 Location: Alfred Media: Photographic print

Item 26864

CCC camp, Sebago, 1934

Contributed by: Maine Forest Service Date: 1934 Location: Sebago Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

Exhibit

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Exhibit

Making Paper, Making Maine

Paper has shaped Maine's economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine was an international leader in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Maine Conservation Corps

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

My Maine Stories

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Story

First night on the pulp pile at zero degrees, to mill foreman
by Arthur Benedetto

I worked my way up in International Paper, moving from the pick ax pile to a foreman on computers