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Item 13259

Act concerning females army nurses, 1861

Contributed by: Maine State Archives

Date: 1861

Location: Augusta

Media: ink on paper

Item 13251

Maine woman suffrage petition, 1858

Contributed by: Maine State Archives

Date: 1858

Media: ink on paper

Item 6079

Hannah Farmer, Eliot 1823-1891

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives

Date: circa 1880

Location: Eliot

Media: Photographic print

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Alonzo Garcelon, Lewiston, ca. 1890

Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1829

Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

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Henry Thurston Clark trunk, ca. 1872

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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Being a woman Union member was a challenge in the paper mill

by Cindy Bennett


I worked in the paper mills and for the Union during the 1987 strike.

Story

I work as a Journeyman Mechanic, or Millwright at Catalyst

by Linda Deane


Working on a paper machine and as a Millwright can be challenging as a woman and a Union Rep.

Story

My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine

by Donna Cassese


I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.