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Item 74543

Title: Gen. G.F. Shepley on New Orleans levees, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862-12-29

Location: New Orleans; Charles Parish

Media: Ink on paper

Item 8901

Title: Hospital fire safety training, Portland, 1953

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives

Date: 1953-10-05

Location: Portland

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 7655

Title: Freeman fire bucket

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1783

Location: Portland

Media: Leather

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Fire lookout at Agamenticus Mountain, ca. 1920

Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

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.


Student strike, Colby College, 1970


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.


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.