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Contributed by: Oakfield Historical Society
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: An individual through Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1840
Media: Brass, twine, paper
Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.
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.
Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.
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In the 1940s potato farmers started packaging their potatoes in distinctive bags. The wide variety of bags illustrates the strong interest in…
… Triangle Bus Line provided passenger and light package service from Waterville to Farmington to Rangeley, and all points in between.
1958: Eastern Manufacturing merges with Standard Packaging Corporation, becoming Eastern Fine Paper & Pulp Division, Standard Packaging Corporation.
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by Peter P. Joyce Jr.
My Parents' war story