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Item 98428

Title: Recruitment Ad, Belfast, 1861

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society

Date: 1861-10-10

Location: Belfast

Media: ink on paper

Item 98681

Title: 8th Maine Regiment recruitment poster, Belfast, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society

Date: circa 1861

Location: Belfast

Media: Ink on paper

Item 13922

Title: George W. Dyer letter on soldier recruitment, 1862

Contributed by: Maine State Archives

Date: 1862-12-08

Location: Columbia

Media: ink on paper

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Exhibit

Charles Weed's Certificate of Disability, 1862

Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

Exhibit

Ku Klux Klan Constitution cover, 1921

The Nativist Klan

In Maine, like many other states, a newly formed Ku Klux Klan organization began recruiting members in the years just before the United States entered World War I. A message of patriotism and cautions about immigrants and non-Protestants drew many thousands of members into the secret organization in the early 1920s. By the end of the decade, the group was largely gone from Maine.

Exhibit

Civil War quilt , Belfast, 1864

Belfast During the Civil War: The Home Front

Belfast residents responded to the Civil War by enlisting in large numbers, providing relief from the home front to soldiers, defending Maine's shoreline, and closely following the news from soldiers and from various battles.

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Site

View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay

The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.

Site

Jean P. Ouellette Letter on CCC, Upper Frenchville, 1985

Maine Conservation Corps

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Site

Indian head cuff links

Abel J. Morneault Memorial Library

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