Keywords: Career changes
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Ink on paper
"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.
George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.
The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.
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… Item 29038 infoMcArthur Public Library Flagg’s career as an author, illustrator, and artist took him on travels from Europe to Hollywood, and his…
… Public Library Salvas began his theater career at an early age when he worked with Walter Perkins, a Biddeford comedian.
He worked afterward in Salem, Massachusetts and in Portland, Maine and went on to pursue a career in banking in Saco and Biddeford.
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by Mike Luciano
Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes
by Donald C Cunningham
It was great to be back in Maine.
by Randy Randall
We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.