Keywords: Independance Day
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
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Maine residents kept pace with the dramatic shift in women’s dress that occurred during the short number of years preceding and immediately following World War I. The long restrictive skirts, stiff collars, body molding corsets and formal behavior of earlier decades quickly faded away and the new straight, dropped waist easy-to-wear clothing gave mobility and freedom of movement in tune with the young independent women of the casual, post-war jazz age generation.
Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.
From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.
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… State Legislature passed an act to create an independent state agency, the Maine Turnpike Authority, for the purpose of building a super…
… town played an active role in the struggle for independence. After the Revolution, Maine was again the new frontier.
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by Adam R. Cote
Military Service has had a deep impact my life