Keywords: Historical Commission
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Contributed by: Franco-American Collection
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Media: Ink on paper
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.
George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.
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… that produced the Maine Historic Preservation Commission. In 2008, Hallowell joined with other municipalities and environmental groups to promote…
Credits The Hampen Historic Preservation commission, Sara Martin, and the Explorer Class of the Reeds Brook Middle School.