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Item 17241

Title: Women's Army Corps, Portland, 1944

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1944

Location: Portland; Cape Elizabeth

Media: Photograph

Item 17243

Title: Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, Fort Williams, 1942

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1942

Location: Cape Elizabeth

Media: Photograph

Item 17244

Title: Women's Army Corps, Fort Williams, ca. 1944

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1944

Location: Cape Elizabeth

Media: Photograph

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Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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.

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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.