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Contributed by: Eastern Maine Medical Center
Date: circa 1861
Contributed by: United Society of Shakers
Location: New Gloucester
Media: Black and white print; glass-plate negative
Contributed by: Bangor Public Library
Date: circa 1892
Media: Lantern Slide
Published women authors with ties to Maine are too numerous to count. They have made their marks in all types of literature.
"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.
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.