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Item 16485

Dandelion Brand Butter Color, ca. 1963

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1963

Location: Littleton; Milwaukee

Media: Chemical and paper

Item 6892

Colton map of Maine, 1872

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1872

Media: Ink on paper

Item 14571

'Colored Giants,' Bucksport, 1932

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: 1932-07-23

Location: Bucksport

Media: Photographic print

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Lt. Charles Bridges request for coffins, Port Hudson, 1864

Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

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Fight or buy bonds, World War I poster, 1917

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, Westport Island, ca. 1858

Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

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Lacquered Napkin Rings, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, ca. 1955

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Brackleys

made multi-colored lacquered napkin rings. These would be used to decoratively contain cloth napkings in a formal table setting.

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Lacquered Napkin Rings, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, ca. 1955

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

made multi-colored lacquered napkin rings. These would be used to decoratively contain cloth napkings in a formal table setting.

Site Page

City of Biddeford: Mayor's Address and Eleventh Annual Reports

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Charles A. Shaw

… the Daily Evening Times, and the Western World, a New York paper that was the first in the United States to print regularly in colors.

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Apple Time - a vist to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall


Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

Story

Langdon Burton and the Cold, Wet Tourists

by Phil Tedrick


A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR