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Item 6246

Sidewalk work, Biddeford, ca. 1934

Contributed by: Maine State Archives

Date: circa 1934

Location: Biddeford

Media: silver gelatin print

Item 82368

Civilian Conservation Corps Bar Harbor Football Team, 1934

Contributed by: Stubby Wheeler through Maine Conservation Corps

Date: 1934

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Photographic print

Item 82351

Joel W. Marsh Letter on the CCC, Randolph, 1988

Contributed by: Maine Conservation Corps

Date: circa 1935

Location: Randolph; Bridgton

Media: Ink on paper

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Gladys Hasty Carroll, South Berwick, 1937

Capturing Arts and Artists in the 1930s

Emmie Bailey Whitney of the Lewiston Journal Saturday Magazine and her husband, noted amateur photographer G. Herbert Whitney, captured in words and photographs the richness of Maine's arts scene during the Great Depression.

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CCC crew and trucks, Alfred, ca. 1933

Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

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Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Great Depression

The Great Depression Text and Audio files by Georges Valley High School 10th Grade History Class. On November 18, 2008, the sophomore social studies…

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Center Street, Bath, ca. 1925

Bath's Historic Downtown - Old Town Hall and Grant Building

… The Grant Building was built at the end of the Depression when national chain stores came to Bath. W.T. Grant Co.

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SEE NOTE Detail of USGS Topographical Map of Bath,  2000

Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… vessels and luxury yachts just before the Great Depression. J. P. Morgan’s Corsair IV and the America’s Cup defender, Ranger, were perhaps the most…