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Historical Items

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Item 23273

United States Life-Saving Service men at drill, 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1910 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 9359

Maine, from the United States Gazetteer

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1795 Media: Ink on paper

Item 98871

Cover, Instruction Book and Guide to the United States Riviera Recreational Area, Nice, France, 1945

Contributed by: Patricia Morin through Franco-American Collection Date: 1945 Location: Nice; Lewiston Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records

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Item 53805

Assessor's Record, 314 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: United States Government Use: Custom House

Item 63258

Assessor's Record, 65-79 Exchange Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: United States Government Use: Post Office

Exhibits

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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.

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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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Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Grant Memorial United Methodist Church

Grant Memorial United Methodist Church Text by Emma and Hana, students at Presque Isle Middle School Images from X X The current site of…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - State Street Baptist Church

On January 1, 1970, the name was changed to State Street Baptist Church. The church building is the oldest public standing building in Presque Isle.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - State Street Theater

State Street Theater Text by Kali and Brooke, students at Presque Isle Middle School Images from and the students X X The State Street…

My Maine Stories

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Story

How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-√Čtats
by Michael Parent

How Mon-Oncle France came to the United States.

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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My Africa Book and living in Portland
by Titi de Baccarat

My art is about being an immigrant in the US, my pain, fear, uncertainty, and hope for my future