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Item 102130

National Guard unit from World War I, Kennebunk, ca. 1917

Contributed by: Brick Store Museum

Date: circa 1917

Location: Kennebunk

Media: Photographic print

Item 102352

World War I veterans reunited, France, ca. 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1927

Media: Photographic Print

Item 81263

Symbol of Recognition for John Edward Barry, Portland, 1945

Contributed by: Mexico Historical Society

Date: 1945-05-30

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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Fight or buy bonds, World War I poster, 1917

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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Letter from POW camp, 1944

Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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British Naval and Merchant Telescope, ca. 1850

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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President Abraham Lincoln

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

In July 1865 he was promoted to the rank of second lieutenant of Company C, Sixth United States Colored Troops.

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President Abraham Lincoln

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

In July 1865 he was promoted to the rank of second lieutenant of Company C, Sixth United States Colored Troops.

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Lincoln, Maine - Frederick A. Edwards

… invented something that would have changed the world. Works Cited Goodwin, Beckie. Their Eyes Hath Seen the Glory. Lincoln Center, Me.: B.

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Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR

Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine

by Doug Rawlings


Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

Story

Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan


Stories of growing up Downeast