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Item 18224

Dow Field open house, Bangor, 1944

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1944

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

Item 18006

WAC at Base Chapel, Dow Field, Bangor, ca. 1944

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1944

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

Item 18206

Dow Field Garden

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1944-05-19

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

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Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

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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.

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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.

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Military family from Dow Field at the Bangor State Fair

Life on a Tidal River - Fashion

Fashion Military family from Dow Field at the Bangor State Fair Item 18302 infoBangor Public Library

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WAC mechanic, Dow Field, Bangor, ca. 1944

Life on a Tidal River - Fashion

Fashion WAC mechanic, Dow Field, Bangor, ca. 1944 Item 17913 infoBangor Public Library

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Howard House, Bangor, 1869

Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

Dow Field Anniversary ParadeItem Contributed byBangor Public Library By 1940, war had broken out in Europe once again.