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Item 102276

Young men wanted for U.S. Navy World War I poster, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1917

Media: Ink on board

Item 67325

'USS Braine,' Boston Navy Yard, 1945

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston

Date: 1945

Location: Boston

Media: Photographic print

Item 67314

Navy baseball team, Otter Cliffs, ca. 1918

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston

Date: 1918

Media: Photographic print

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Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

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Fight or buy bonds, World War I poster, 1917

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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British Naval and Merchant Telescope, ca. 1850

Women, War, and the Homefront

When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.

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Watch fob, Portland, ca. 1800

Tate House Museum

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President Abraham Lincoln

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

… hometowns and traveled south to serve in the US military at some point during the war. Fred Titcomb's horses, load of hay, Falmouth Corner…

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President Abraham Lincoln

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

… hometowns and traveled south to serve in the US military at some point during the war. Fred Titcomb's horses, load of hay, Falmouth Corner…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 8 View All

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How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer

by Joy Asuncion


My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy

Story

Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote

by Adam R. Cote


Military Service has had a deep impact my life

Story

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