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Item 6334

Portland Federal Volunteers report, 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1800-07-04

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7707

Volunteers, Maine Medical Center, 1965

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives

Date: 1965

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 76321

Soldiers' Memorial, 25th Regiment Maine Volunteers Co. B, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Prince Memorial Library

Date: circa 1865

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.


Lt. Charles Bridges request for coffins, Port Hudson, 1864

Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.


Grenville Sparrow, 17th Maine Volunteers, ca. 1863

Capt. Grenville F. Sparrow, 17th Maine

Grenville F. Sparrow of Portland was 25 when he answered Lincoln's call for more troops to fight the Confederates. He enlisted in Co. A of Maine's 17th Volunteer Infantry regiment. He fought in 30 battles between 1862 and the war's end in 1865.

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Annual Report, Hallowell, 1907

Historic Hallowell - Hallowell's Volunteer Fireman's Budget

Hallowell's Volunteer Fireman's Budget Nicole Freeze, Lexi Larochelle & Jarrett Williams Annual Report, Hallowell, 1907Item Contributed…

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Fire Department Ladder Wagon, Second Street, Hallowell, 1913

Historic Hallowell - Volunteer Firefighters and their Fire Clothes

Volunteer firefighters have other jobs for an income. The volunteers also do training, fundraising, equipment, and maintenance.

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Life on a Tidal River - Cohen MCHP Volunteers in the Classroon and Library

Cohen MCHP Volunteers in the Classroon and Library We could not have accomplished this task this year without the help of our community volunteers.

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How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer

by Joy Asuncion

My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy


Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES

by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII


My career working at Pepperell Mills in the Vellux Division

by David Bishop

My 35 years working in the Vellux blanket division of Pepperell Mills, Biddeford.