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Item 20670

Title: New Sweden Men Meet in WW II Germany

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society

Date: circa 1945

Location: New Sweden

Media: Photograph

Item 34447

Title: Ground Observer Post WW II, Scarborough, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum

Date: circa 1940

Location: Scarborough

Media: Photograph

Item 14074

Title: Phil Boudreau on Furlough

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1944

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

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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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1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown

The history of Farmington as depicted by representatives from Farmington Historical Society, Farmington Public Library, Center for Community GIS, University of Maine at Farmington, and the Mallett School. Topics covered include education, culture, early settlers, important residents, agriculture, and a special section on maps.

Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.