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Historical Items

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Item 98764

Bert Dutil and Korean Workers, Kunsan (Gusan), South Korea, 1954

Contributed by: Bertrand Dutil through Franco-American Collection Date: 1956-06-06 Location: Gunsan; Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 21003

United War Work Campaign, Portland, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1918 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 102262

National Recovery Administration poster, ca. 1933

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1933 Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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"Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

Concern about immigrants and their loyalty in the post World War I era led to programs to "Americanize" them -- an effort to help them learn English and otherwise adjust to life in the United States. Clara Soule ran one such program for the Portland Public Schools, hoping it would help the immigrants be accepted.

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Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Acadia National Park

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Longfellow National Historic Site

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - National Blue Ribbon School

National Blue Ribbon School Breaking ground for renovation, Strong Public School, ca. 1996Conducting the ceremonial ground breaking at the…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life

Story

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines and my life today
by Nicholas Krier

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines

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USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era
by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day