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Historical Items

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Item 102425

World War I soldiers standing at attention, Portland, 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1917 Location: Portland Media: Photographic Print

Item 122

Americanization class, Boys Club, Portland, 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1923 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 18139

Awards Presentation, Dow Field

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1944-06-09 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print


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Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.


Nuclear Energy for Maine?

Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Wiscasset generated electricity from 1972 until 1996. Activists concerned about the plant's safety led three unsuccessful referendum campaigns in the 1980s to shut it down.


John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Bryant-Rockefeller

Donald and Marguerite attented many social events and parties put on by the Rockefellers during and before the time that he was employed.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Junior Martin in cadet uniform, Bangor, ca. 1871

… 104 of his "Scrap Book no 3," showing Junior "attention, order arms," in his dress coat, and going to drill.

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Historic Hallowell - Train Wreck Of 1937

… discovered, people started to yell to get others attention and took pictures of it. The cost of damage to the library was a very large amount.

My Maine Stories

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Story of the "little nun"
by Felicia Garant

My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me


In 1970 I served in Vietnam, and sent my parents a package
by Peter P. Joyce Jr.

My Parents' war story


Seawolf Outhouse Robbery
by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

How necessity creates invention, and the moving of an outhouse in Vietnam.