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Historical Items

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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 102333

Importance of the Second A.E.F Paris Convention, Indianapolis, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1927 Location: Indianapolis Media: Ink on Paper

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Exhibits

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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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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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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.

Site Pages

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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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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.

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

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

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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

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Growing up DownEast
by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast