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Item 76127

Plea to Gen. Shepley for work, Brunswick, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863

Location: Brunswick

Media: Ink on paper

Item 96

Portland Schools Americanization Classes, 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1926

Location: Portland

Media: Glass Negative

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Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"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.


Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

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.


Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

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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James Montgomery Flagg and Rupert Hughes at Biddeford Pool, ca. 1915

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - James Montgomery Flagg

… Item 29038 infoMcArthur Public Library Flagg’s career as an author, illustrator, and artist took him on travels from Europe to Hollywood, and his…

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Joseph Jovite "J. J." Salvas, Biddeford, ca. 1920

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Joseph Jovite Salvas

… Public Library Salvas began his theater career at an early age when he worked with Walter Perkins, a Biddeford comedian.

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Samuel "Squire" Peirson, Biddeford, ca. 1850

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Samuel Peirson (1759-1852)

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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My 41 year career in Maine paper mills

by Mike Luciano

Generations of paper workers, families, immigrants, jobs in the mill, labor strikes, and changes


Scientist Turned Artist Making Art Out of Trash

by Ian Trask

Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork


Welcome home Sgt. Cunningham

by Donald C Cunningham

It was great to be back in Maine.