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Item 9329

Title: World War II ration book,1943

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society

Date: 1943

Location: South Portland

Media: Ink On paper

Item 9186

Title: Gas ration permit

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society

Date: 1945

Location: Norway; Oxford

Media: ink on paper

Item 71626

Title: Post Office, Portland, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1938

Location: Portland

Media: Linen texture postcard

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Dunlap Declaration of Independence, 1776

Unlocking the Declaration's Secrets

Fewer than 30 copies of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence are known to exist. John Dunlap hurriedly printed copies for distribution to assemblies, conventions, committees and military officers. Authenticating authenticity of the document requires examination of numerous details of the broadside.