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Item 17032

Walter Hustus letter from POW camp, 1945

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1945 Location: Gneixendorf; South Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 17048

Letter concerning Walter Hustus location, 1944

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1944 Location: Gneixendorf; South Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 11948

May Fellows, Vienna, 1892

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1892 Location: Skowhegan Media: Cabinet photograph

Exhibits

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Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.

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Elise Fellows White: World Traveling Violin Prodigy

Elise Fellows White was a violinist from Skowhegan who traveled all over the world to share her music.

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World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

Site Pages

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Lincoln, Maine - World War I

A month later, Austria declared war on Serbia, leading into World War I. This all happened in the year of 1914 and continued until 1918.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Of The Arts Era

… Kreisler was born on February 2, 1875, in Vienna, Austria. At the age of 13, he made his first U.S. appearance at Steinway Hall in New York City…