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Historical Items

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Item 11795

Red Cross button - 1918

Contributed by: Abel J. Morneault Memorial Library Date: 1918 Media: tin and plastic

Item 80020

Red Cross Ladies, Princeton, 1941

Contributed by: Princeton Public Library Date: 1941 Location: Princeton Media: Photographic print

Item 80450

Red Cross First Aid Class, Princeton, ca. 1942

Contributed by: Joyce Carle through Princeton Public Library Date: circa 1942 Location: Princeton Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Women, War, and the Homefront

When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.

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Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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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.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Estelle M. Tatterson (1852-1934)

Estelle M. Tatterson (1852-1934) Red Cross cart in bicycle parade, Biddeford, 1917 Item 31001 infoMcArthur Public Library In eulogizing her…

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Historic Hallowell - Day 5

… in the Ice Storm What part did the American Red Cross play in the ice storm of ’98? The storm hit most of New England and parts of Canada, and…

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

… they were able to navigate the bureaucratic red tape of crossing the Iron Curtain and plan a tour in the Soviet Union as Nowick had hoped.

My Maine Stories

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August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life
by Bob Small

How the Vietnam war affected my life

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Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service
by Jim Barrows

A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II