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Item 74503

Title: Recommendation to fund school for indigent black children, New Orleans, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862-11-08

Location: New Orleans

Media: Ink on paper

Item 11978

Title: Margaret Chase Smith supports the Jimmy Fund

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library

Date: 1953-09-03

Location: Skowhegan

Media: black and white photograph

Item 56734

Title: Israel bonds fund-raising dinner, Bangor, ca. 1970

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1970

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 3 View All

Item 75739

Address: 143-149 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Diocesan Funds in Diocese of Maine

Use: Bishop's House

Item 83286

Address: Assessor's Record, 662-680 Washington Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Diocesan Funds in Diocese of Maine

Use: Unknown

Item 37291

Address: 117-119 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Diocesan Funds in Diocese of Maine

Use: Store

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Exhibit

Cary Library, Houlton, 1904

Educating Oneself: Carnegie Libraries

Industrialist Andrew Carnegie gave grants for 20 libraries in Maine between 1897 and 1912, specifying that the town own the land, set aside funds for maintenance, have room to expand -- and offer library services at no charge.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.