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Item 102314

Biddeford National Band at Camp Ellis, 1919

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1919-08-24

Location: Saco; Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Item 98765

Bert Dutil, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Bertrand Dutil through Franco-American Collection

Date: circa 1950

Location: Columbia; Lewiston

Media: Photographic print

Item 18211

Dow Field band members, Bangor, 1944

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1944

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

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W. E. Chandler's Band, Kennebunkport, 1910

Strike Up the Band

Before the era of recorded music and radio, nearly every community had a band that played at parades and other civic events. Fire departments had bands, military units had bands, theaters had bands. Band music was everywhere.

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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.

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Civil War soldier's monument, Rumford Center, 1921

Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

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Bangor Cornet Band member, 1864

John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor Cornet Band member, 1864

Bangor Cornet Band member, 1864 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904), an…

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President Abraham Lincoln

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

… of the 5th Regiment.” The Portland Brass Band accompanied them and crowds cheered as they marched along.

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President Abraham Lincoln

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

… of the 5th Regiment.” The Portland Brass Band accompanied them and crowds cheered as they marched along.

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Seawolf Outhouse Robbery

by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25


How necessity creates invention, and the moving of an outhouse in Vietnam.