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Contributed by: Camp Winnebago
Media: sound disc
Contributed by: Fifth Maine Regiment Museum
Media: Ink on paper
An enduring element of summer camps is the songs campers sing around the campfire, at meals, and on many other occasions. Some regale the camp experience and others spur the camp's athletes on to victory.
Throughout New England, barns attached to houses are fairly common. Why were the buildings connected? What did farmers or families gain by doing this? The phenomenon was captured in the words of a children's song, "Big house, little house, back house, barn," (Thomas C. Hubka Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn, the Connected Farm Buildings of New England, University Press of New England, 1984.)
Lt. William Burrows and Commander Samuel Blyth, commanders of the USS Enterprise and the HMS Boxer, led their ships and crews in Battle in Muscongus Bay on Sept. 5, 1813. The American ship was victorious, but both captains were killed. Portland staged a large and regal joint burial.
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… of French-Canadian ballads, chants, and folk songs at local parks. It was said that unless Painchaud’s Band played at an event it was not official…
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There they recorded six songs for a record album entitled Stars Over Stevens. Nothing is known of the individual singers. The Serenaders from 1965.
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by SGT. Ronald Santerre, 1st Calvary Division
Extracting villagers from the Viet Cong in Vietnam