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Item 11853

Title: Bangor Daily News at the Capitol

Contributed by: Margaret Chase Smith Library

Date: 1962-04-10

Location: Washington; Bangor

Media: black and white photograph

Item 80474

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

Contributed by: Raymond H. Fogler Library

Date: circa 1980

Location: Washington

Media: Photograph

Item 19335

Title: Maine State Capitol, Augusta, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Augusta

Media: Postcard

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Exhibit

Civil Defense Week End poster, 1958

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.

Exhibit

Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

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.