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Item 79404

Abbott School, Mexico, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Mexico

Media: photograph postcard

Item 79394

John Edward Barry, Mexico, 1939

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society

Date: 1939

Location: Mexico

Media: Photographic print

Item 79313

Seventh Annual Prize Speaking Contest Program, Dixfield, 1917

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: 1917-02-16

Location: Dixfield

Media: ink on paper

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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Khadija Guled, Portland, 2009

400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people—the Wabanaki—permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Our Partners

… Ellis–Dirigo High School Elliot Eno–Dirigo High School Caitlin Gallant–Dirigo High School Alex Gorham-Holy Savior School Alix Greenleaf–Dirigo High

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John Edward Barry, Mexico, 1939

Western Maine Foothills Region - A Man's Life in a Suitcase

… Corps Reserve in 1943 after graduating from Mexico High School. He was in the initial assault on Peleliu Island, where he was killed by mortar fire…

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View of Main Street Ridlonville from Day Hill, 1908

Western Maine Foothills Region - Ridlonville

The bell from the Central School is now at the Mexico Historical Society Museum. Many streets and buildings were named after the early settlers…

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne


Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine

by Doug Rawlings


Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR