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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

Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

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Site

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

Maine Conservation Corps

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Site

Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.