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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

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'Death of Father Sebastian Rale,' 1856

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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Chapman School patriotism, Portland, ca. 1920

"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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Iron axe head, Auburn, ca. 1700

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.

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Cologne Bottle Cap, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, ca. 1955

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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Cologne Bottle Cap, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, ca. 1955

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…

Site Page

Granite Carving Tools, ca. 1910

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 Showing 3 of 4 View All

Story

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

Story

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

by Adam R. Cote


Military Service has had a deep impact my life