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Item 42434

Frances L. Larrabee as 'Arrangement in Gray and Black,' 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1923-12-15

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 10367

Toy Len Goon, American Mother of the Year, 1952

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1952-05-10

Location: Portland; New York

Media: Photoprint

Item 51055

Mother and child, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1860

Location: Portland

Media: Ambrotype

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Toy Len Goon in Washington, D.C., 1952

Toy Len Goon: Mother of the Year

Toy Len Goon of Portland, an immigrant from China, was a widow with six children when she was selected in 1952 as America's Mother of the Year.

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George Washington at Monmouth

A Soldier's Declaration of Independence

William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.

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Elise Fellows White, Skowhegan, ca. 1910

Elise Fellows White: Music, Writing, and Family

From a violin prodigy in her early years to an older woman -- mother of two -- struggling financially, Skowhegan native Mary Elise Fellows White remained committed to music, writing, poetry, her extended family -- and living a life that would matter and be remembered.

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Site

E.S.N.S. 'Echo' staff, Castine, 1900

Wilson Museum

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Site

John and Mary Towle Jr. homestead, Dixfield, ca. 1900

Dixfield Historical Society

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Site

Skolfield Women, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Pejepscot Historical Society

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My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 11 View All

Story

Memories of a mission in Vietnam, January 11, 1970

by SGT. Ronald Santerre, 1st Calvary Division


Extracting villagers from the Viet Cong in Vietnam

Story

How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military

by Mary D. McGuirk


My life and career as a USAF Nurse

Story

Maine in Vietnam - Not to be Forgotten

by Karen L. Olson, M.D.


How Veterans' Voices started.