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Historical Items

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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

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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

Exhibits

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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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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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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.

Site Pages

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Tate House Museum

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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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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

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

Military Service has had a deep impact my life

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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

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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