Keywords: Young man
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1910
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center
Media: paper; photograph
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.
Eager to deal with the "Sesech" [Secessionists], young deepwater sailor John Monroe Dillingham of Freeport enlisted in the U.S. Navy as soon as he returned from a long voyage in 1862. His letters and those of his family offer first-hand insight into how one individual viewed the war.
John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.
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William S. Cohen, The Man and the School William S. Cohen ca. 1944Item courtesy of the University of Maine Special Collections.
Bangor Man Rats Out Brady Gang Everett S. "Shep" Hurd, Bangor, 1932Item Contributed byBangor Historical Society Text by the 7th Grade Maine…
… Phebe’s third husband was Olin Fowler – a young man from Lubec whose father was an itinerant Methodist preacher.
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by Vera Cleaves
West Point during World War II
by Michael Uhl
What it means to have beaten the odds
by Cyrene Slegona
Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.