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Item 15270

Military pass, 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1918-12-09

Media: Ink on paper

Item 14674

Military medical kit, Bucksport, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society

Date: circa 1918

Location: Bucksport

Media: Wood, Glass and Cloth

Item 11820

Drawstring bag, Skowhegan, ca. 1864

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1864

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Patterned Cloth

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Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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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.

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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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Watch fob, Portland, ca. 1800

Tate House Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site Page

View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay - Welcome

… how to carefully handle and photograph historical objects. They've also interviewed several long-time Surry residents.

Site Page

Barn moving

Monson Historical Society

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My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era

by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.


"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day

Story

My story about tours of duty in Vietnam

by Maynard Bradley


I served in the Army Special Forces as a Green Beret, it still effects me today.