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Item 64395

Pro nuclear message, Wiscasset, 1980

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1980-09-18 Location: Wiscasset Media: Photographic print

Item 65954

Cover of Souvenir Program, 1954, Strong

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: 1954-08-07 Location: Strong Media: Booklet, ink on paper

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Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."


Father John Bapst: Catholicism's Defender and Promoter

Father John Bapst, a Jesuit, knew little of America or Maine when he arrived in Old Town in 1853 from Switzerland. He built churches and defended Roman Catholics against Know-Nothing activists, who tarred and feathered the priest in Ellsworth in 1854.


Working Women of the Old Port

Women at the turn of the 20th century were increasingly involved in paid work outside the home. For wage-earning women in the Old Port section of Portland, the jobs ranged from canning fish and vegetables to setting type. A study done in 1907 found many women did not earn living wages.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahoc County Courthouse

1861 Item Contributed byPatten Free Library Of those listed on the Soldier's Monument, Joseph Pepper and George Pepper deserve special mention…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… meetings, a turkey dinner, a band concert, a pageant, introduction of candidates and a speech by the National Committeeman, Fred C. Scribner.

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Northeast Harbor Public Library

… practices likewise uphold the ideals of free speech and human equality. The Northeast Harbor Library Board of Trustees hires personnel adequate and…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey