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Historical Items

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Item 31020

English Sailors, Cumberland, ca. 1941

Contributed by: Phil Chase through Prince Memorial Library Date: circa 1941 Location: Cumberland Media: Photographic print

Item 16747

Actress Marla English, Presque Isle Air Force Base, 1952

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: 1952 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 68909

Eleanor Wood, Farmington State College, 1967

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF Date: 1967 Location: Farmington Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Father Rasles, the Indians and the English

Father Sebastien Rasle, a French Jesuit, ran a mission for Indians at Norridgewock and, many English settlers believed, encouraged Indian resistance to English settlement. He was killed in a raid on the mission in 1724 that resulted in the remaining Indians fleeing for Canada.

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"Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

Concern about immigrants and their loyalty in the post World War I era led to programs to "Americanize" them -- an effort to help them learn English and otherwise adjust to life in the United States. Clara Soule ran one such program for the Portland Public Schools, hoping it would help the immigrants be accepted.

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Indians, Furs, and Economics

When Europeans arrived in North America and disrupted traditional Native American patterns of life, they also offered other opportunities: trade goods for furs. The fur trade had mixed results for the Wabanaki.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

produced bottle caps for English Leather cologne and aftershave lotion. The cap was lathe-turned to shape and finished with clear lacquer, then a…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

produced bottle caps for English Leather cologne and aftershave lotion. The cap was lathe-turned to shape and finished with clear lacquer, then a…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

… exceedingly labor-intensive so cutters- Scotch, English, Irish, Italians, and Yankees- were highly paid.

My Maine Stories

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Everything we did was new and exciting in the Vellux division
by Maurice Paquette

If you applied yourself you could do anything at Pepperell Mills.

Story

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

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Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life