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Historical Items

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Item 102262

National Recovery Administration poster, ca. 1933

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1933 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 9329

World War II ration book,1943

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society Date: 1943 Location: South Portland Media: Ink On paper

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Item 9186

Gas ration permit

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society Date: circa 1945 Location: Norway; Oxford Media: ink on paper

Exhibits

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The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

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Among the Lungers: Treating TB

Tuberculosis -- or consumption as it often was called -- claimed so many lives and so threatened the health of communities that private organizations and, by 1915, the state, got involved in TB treatment. The state's first tuberculosis sanatorium was built on Greenwood Mountain in Hebron and introduced a new philosophy of treatment.

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We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - The War Effort

Rationing Gas The OPA, the Office of Price Administration, was in charge of rationing, and it issued tips for rationing.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… the British and commanded to bear a part in the administration of their affairs being (as they say) within their jurisdiction; on the other hand…