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Historical Items

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Item 23619

President Taft, Biddeford Pool, 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1910-07-28 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 35262

President Taft visits Biddeford Pool, 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1910-07-28 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 23621

President Taft arrives in Biddeford Pool, July 28, 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1910-07-28 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.

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Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

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Clean Water: Muskie and the Environment

Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie earned the nickname "Mr. Clean" for his environment efforts during his tenure in Congress from 1959 to 1980. He helped created a political coalition that passed important clean air and clean water legislation, drawing on his roots in Maine.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962)

He also served as a state representative before being elected mayor and was president of the Pepperell Trust Company.

Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Linn, president of the Linn Tractor Company, Morris, N.Y. The photo was taken at Presque Isle's airport in 1935. Linn was a native of Washburn.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Samuel Peirson (1759-1852)

… the Saco Bank from 1803-1825, he also served as president there from 1826-1833. He was director of the Manufacturer’s Bank from 1826-1830.

My Maine Stories

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima