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Item 74855

Title: 'Spring' CMP safety poster, ca. 1980

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1980

Media: Ink on paper

Item 74441

Title: CMP First Aid Team, Rockland, 1929

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1929

Location: Rockland

Media: Photograph

Item 74853

Title: Electrical first-aid booklet, 1915

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Media: Ink on paper

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Item 37223

Address: 10-16 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canadian National Railways

Use: Blacksmith Shop

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Exhibit

Civil Defense Week End poster, 1958

Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.

Exhibit

Maine Yankee, Wiscasset, 1987

Nuclear Energy for Maine?

Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Wiscasset generated electricity from 1972 until 1996. Activists concerned about the plant's safety led three unsuccessful referendum campaigns in the 1980s to shut it down.

Exhibit

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.