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Historical Items

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Item 11853

Bangor Daily News at the Capitol

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library Date: 1962-04-10 Location: Washington; Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 80474

William S. Cohen in Washinton D.C., ca. 1980

Contributed by: Raymond H. Fogler Library Date: circa 1980 Location: Washington Media: Photographic print

Item 19335

Maine State Capitol, Augusta, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Augusta Media: Postcard

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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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Tours to the museums, monuments, Congress and Capitol were highlights. Here members of the Class of 1961 are ready for departure.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1951 School

Tours to the museums, monuments, Congress and Capitol were highlights. Here members of the Class of 1961 are ready for departure.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - National Community Christmas Tree - 1959

Awaiting a train ride to the Capitol National Community Christmas Tree, Presque Isle, 1959Item Contributed byPresque Isle Historical Society…

My Maine Stories

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Story

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

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day