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Item 8814

Title: Destroyer U.S.S. MADDOX (DD-731) under way

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum

Location: Bath

Media: black and white photograph

Item 38995

Title: Military enlistees, Blue Hill, 1864

Contributed by: Blue Hill Public Library

Date: 1864-08-30

Location: Blue Hill

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Item 67325

Title: 'USS Braine,' Boston Navy Yard, 1945

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston

Date: 1945

Location: Boston

Media: Photograph

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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.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.