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Item 69635

Patriotism Pageant program, Farmington State Normal School, June 20, 1917

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: 1917-06-20

Location: Farmington

Media: ink on paper

Item 98605

Julia Muzzy patriotic scrapbook, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862 - 1865

Media: Ink on paper

Item 5451

Ruth Fairbanks, Portland, circa 1922

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: circa 1922

Location: Portland

Media: Glass negative

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Civil War post office scroll, 1862-1864

Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.

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Pvt. John E. Stewart on letter writing, Virginia, 1861

Patriotic Imagery: 1861-1880

Imagery on letterhead soldiers used, on soldiers' memorials produced after the war, and on many other items captured the themes of the American Civil War: union, liberty, and freedom.

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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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Mary Lane McMillan, ca. 1910

Hollingsworth Fine Arts

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Site

Watch fob, Portland, ca. 1800

Tate House Museum

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Champlain's map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, 1605

Biddeford History & Heritage Project

Highlights of Biddeford history presented by McArthur Public Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and Biddeford High School’s Project ASPIRE class. The site explores shipbuilding, the Civil War homefront, women’s clubs, influential residents, and some of the city’s famous artists and inventors.