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Item 8759

Virginia Starbird, Waterford, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Waterford

Media: black and white photograph

Item 98696

Steamship 'Virginia,' Boothbay Harbor, 1934

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society

Date: 1934-06-30

Location: Boothbay Harbor; Bath; Southport

Media: Glass negative

Item 84433

U.S.S. 'Cumberland' line, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1860

Location: Hampton Roads; Portland

Media: Hemp

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Item 58627

18 Inverness Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Virginia A. Wells

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 85268

Hamilton property, Hillside Road, Little Diamond Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Virginia C. Hamilton

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 57647

149 Hartley Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Virginia F. Hagan

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Rebecca N. Usher, Hollis, ca. 1885

Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.


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Raleigh Gilbert, Popham Colony, ca. 1607

Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.


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Students on porch, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1928

We Used to be "Normal": A History of F.S.N.S.

Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.

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Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

Maine and the Civil War

Maine's participation in the Civil War is legendary: heroes and heroines, a huge per capita participation rate, nurses, and homefront activities, as well as post-war remembrances. These pages pull together resources from Maine Memory Network and Maine History Online that explore and illuminate aspects of Maine and the Civil War.


Cottage baby with student nurse, Farmington, ca. 1947

Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima