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Item 98764

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

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1956-06-06

Location: Gunsan; Lewiston

Media: Photograph

Item 29237

Title: World Order Caravan, 1956

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1956-10-01

Media: Photograph

Item 33706

Title: Letter to George Thacher, 1789

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1789-03-07

Location: Biddeford

Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits Showing 3 of 53 View All

Exhibit

Chapman School patriotism, Portland, ca. 1920

"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.

Exhibit

Thomas Brackett Reed lapel pin

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.

Exhibit

Vice presidential campaign poster, 1968

Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.

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Site

Green Mountain Tea House, ca. 1880

Acadia National Park

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Site

Longfellow National Historic Site, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Longfellow National Historic Site

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Site

Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature

Highlights from the history of what is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Maine. The site was created by a partnership between MDI High School, Mount Desert Elementary School, and a number of supporting organizations: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, and the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society. Exhibits cover Northeast Harbor, the Granite industry, Bar Harbor’s Building of Arts, the Green Mountain Railway, the Bryants and the Rockefellers, and steamboats.