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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Location: New Orleans; Charles Parish
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives
Media: Photographic print
Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.
Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.
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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… Hebrew and Yiddish (which friends say he used to prevent classmates from overhearing “secret” conversations while in school) from his parents.
To prevent the cog from turning backwards, and sending the locomotives hapless riders and the locomotive crashing down the mountain, a small…
This prevented people from having the money to come to Maine for the summers, and even some people with money felt that they would be better off…
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