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Item 74503

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

Margaret Chase Smith supports the Jimmy Fund

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library

Date: 1953-09-03

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Photographic print

Item 56734

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

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1970

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 3 View All

Item 75739

143-149 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Diocesan Funds in Diocese of Maine

Use: Bishop's House

Item 83286

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

Owner in 1924: Diocesan Funds in Diocese of Maine

Use: Unknown

Item 37291

117-119 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Diocesan Funds in Diocese of Maine

Use: Store

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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.

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Fight or buy bonds, World War I poster, 1917

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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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.

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Site Page

Building of Arts Program, 1928

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building of Arts: By Josh Howie

… force, the building started to gradually fall into disrepair with no funds from the millionaire summer colony to help fix it to tip-top shape.

Site Page

Invitation to Thursday Club's Colonial Tea Party, Biddeford, 1896

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Thursday Club

… other entertainments open to the public to raise funds initially for club work but eventually for various charitable organizations in…

Site Page

Civil War draftee advertisement, Biddeford, 1863

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

… in 1861-62 the city appropriated a Soldier's Fund. A bounty of $300 was paid the family of each volunteer, to replace the lost wages while the…

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Story

Decontie and Brown's venture in high fashion design

by Decontie and Brown


Penobscot haute couture designs from Bangor

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR