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Historical Items

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Item 7259

Burt Witham tuning Kotzschmar Organ, Portland

Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 6951

Console of the Kotzschmar Memorial Organ, 1927

Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Date: circa 1930 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 7268

David Wallace, organ removal crew, Portland, 1995

Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Date: 1995 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

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A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

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The Nativist Klan

In Maine, like many other states, a newly formed Ku Klux Klan organization began recruiting members in the years just before the United States entered World War I. A message of patriotism and cautions about immigrants and non-Protestants drew many thousands of members into the secret organization in the early 1920s. By the end of the decade, the group was largely gone from Maine.

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Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

Groups, Clubs & Organizations The Grand Army of the Republic G.A.R. picnic, Strong, ca. 1895Members of Post 134 of the Grand Army of the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 1 of 3

The organization formed in the years following the Civil War to improve the economic and social position of farmers and their families.

My Maine Stories

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Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life

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How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

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Welcome home Sgt. Cunningham
by Donald C Cunningham

It was great to be back in Maine.