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Historical Items

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Item 15270

Military pass, 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1918-12-09 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 14674

Military medical kit, Bucksport, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: circa 1918 Location: Bucksport Media: Wood, Glass and Cloth

Item 98862

Medal, Brigade de Volontaires Franco-Américains, 1910

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection Date: 1910 Location: Biddeford; Manchester Media: Brass

Exhibits

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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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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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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

Site Pages

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Tate House Museum

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Surry by the Bay - Welcome

… how to carefully handle and photograph historical objects. They've also interviewed several long-time Surry residents.

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Monson Historical Society

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My Maine Stories

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USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era
by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day

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My story about tours of duty in Vietnam
by Maynard Bradley

I served in the Army Special Forces as a Green Beret, it still effects me today.